Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Louisville Stands Up for Black Male Achievement

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” — Muhammad Ali

Learn about the exciting black male achievement work taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, by Anthony Smith, Director for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods for the City.

For the past four years, Louisville has been the host city for Open Society Foundations’ Rumble Young Man, Rumble convening. The gathering has served as the building block for the City’s Black Male Achievement movement.

Read the full blog post here.


MBK One-Year Report

Read the one-year progress report by the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force to the President

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Investments for Change

Read this report by the Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color

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Under Construction: DENIM

Learn how DENIM is “developing and empowering new images of men”


Remembering Dori Maynard

Champion for diversity in journalism and advocate for accurate, nuanced stories about people of color in the media


Shifting the Discourse

Read this blog post by Rashid Shabazz on shifting the discourse around black men and boys

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RISE Collaborative

Read about the Executives’ Alliance’s investment in a new collaborative for boys and men of color


Changing Course

Read this paper about improving outcomes for black males involved with child welfare systems


Graduation Rates

Read the latest Schott Foundation report on black, Latino, and white male high school graduation rates