Boy to Leaders Foundation

Boys to Leaders Foundation FIFTH ANNUAL LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE was held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, in partnership with Rutgers University-Newark Office of University-Community Partnerships. The Youth Advisory Council created the framework for the conference which included the design of the t-shirts and the conference theme: Life Is Color Blind –“Color is not something…

Will the Real Willie Lynch Please Stand Up

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Will the Real Willie Lynch Please Stand Up By. Jose Aviles Ed. D. Why teach Willie Lynch? A document many consider a fake, a hoax or simply a fictional text. Historian Prof. Manu Ampim presents evidence to suggest so on his website, Death of the Willie Lynch Speech. The…

“The End of Fatherhood Means the End of Civilized Society”

“The End of Fatherhood Means the End of Civilized Society” JANUARY 9, 2013 BY CAMERON CONAWAY No other quote on fatherhood has stuck with me quite like this one. It’s ballsy and over-the-top and it takes for granted how mothers are far more likely to be in their children’s lives. But, there’s a burning truth…

Daddy Where Are You? 3 Things Fatherless Sons Should Know

Daddy Where Are You? 3 Things Fatherless Sons Should Know JUNE 3, 2014 BY BLACK LIFE COACHES Shaun Marq Anderson rose above his own fatherlessness and gives tips on how to help fatherless sons thrive. – Before I dive deep into this article, I would like for you to know that I do understand the…

Raekwon Leading Discussion on A Fatherless Nation

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Raekwon has an amazing story, growing up in one of the toughest areas in Newark with no father. His ability to connect with his peers and stay positive despite the obstacles placed in his path motivates me to become a better educator. This kid has a gift.

It’s Time to Worry: Boys Are Rapidly Falling Behind Girls in School

It’s Time to Worry: Boys Are Rapidly Falling Behind Girls in School Reporter Peg Tyre explains why the challenges boys face in school need to be taken much more seriously. Are teachers in America devaluing the ways boys learn? (Photothek via Getty Images)                   February 14, 2013 By…