Media and News

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Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe talks about the challenges of Fatherhood

For those who aren’t familiar, the Ava DuVernay-helmed show is the story of a Louisiana agricultural family—the Bordelons—dealing with the fallout after the death of the family patriarch, and is one we haven’t seen on television yet. At all. But Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel are all family to me. The writing is good. The … Continue reading

Proud Poppas United Speaks with Dr. Aseer on the Family Court System

Dr. Aseer Ali Cordoba provides need to know information about Family Court, Father’s Rights regarding separation, custody and child support.

Proud Poppas United Speaks with Dr. Phil Valentine on the Family Structure

The current structure of the Black Family. Host; Tyrone McCants – tmccants@proudpoppasunited.com Special Guest: Dr. Phil Valentine – Hygienic Scientist; Naturopath; Metaphysician; Clinical Hypnotherapist; Polymath, Lecturer; Free-Thinker… The founder, director and pastor of the Temple of the Healing Spirit; Self-Healing Education Center, The Institute for Self-Mastery; and The University of Keme – (800) 847-1291

Hana Ali’s Muhammad Ali Tribute Offers A Sweet Look At Who The People’s Champ Really Was | Romper

Just hours after the world learned Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74 in a Phoenix-area hospital due to respiratory complications, fans and loved ones of the iconic boxing legend have taken to social media to share their memories and condolences. Hana Ali’s Muhammad Ali tribute provides a touching look at the athlete as … Continue reading

John Legend Dishes on Fatherhood (and Baby Names!)

The musician (and father-to-be!) finally opens up about the big changes up ahead. John Legend may have a whole lot of house to baby proof, but it sounds like he’s loving every second of it. The singer/songwriter — and soon-to-be father! — recently opened up about his little one on the way, moving into a … Continue reading

Cam Newton’s Unwed Fatherhood Sets Bad Example | NFL | NESN.com

First, it was Cam Newton’s dancing that sent NFL fans into a tizzy. Now, it’s the fact he’s a dad. The Carolina Panthers quarterback and his longtime girlfriend, Kia Proctor, welcomed a son, Chosen Sebastian Newton, into the world on Christmas Eve. But a week into his new fatherhood, readers of The Charlotte Observer already … Continue reading

Raising Black Boys As Superheroes

By William Jackson Quote: “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass The importance of reading can never be a non-negotiable aspect in raising Black boys. The value of education is seen every day as people apply for jobs, starting careers, applying for entrance to higher education and the progression of academic … Continue reading

NEW. NOW. NEXT, NY: Tyrone Z. McCants, Photographer & Poppa

by Gavy Steele in BLINK NY Art can be anything but not all the time can it be full of substance, not all the time can art represent the truth about culture. When looking at artist Zire’s work there is a sense of responsibility and when speaking with him there is a sense of hope. … Continue reading

Rebuilding Our Youth’s Sense of Self-Worth.

We have to re-adjust our children’s appreciation and value meters. Today’s youth are deeply entranced with meaningless material things. They will do almost anything to get them, lieing, even robbing, stealing and hurting themselves and other people for garbage like this. Many of our children and a few of our adults have more appreciation and … Continue reading

Barbasol, the Movie

Just as the twig is bent, so grows the tree A story about a man that desires a bond with his elderly father. He realizes that he is running out of time due to his father’s increasing dimensia. What he comes to realize is he needs to now turn his attention to his own son … Continue reading

Preparing our Students for Success in a Global Age

“Preparing our Students for Success in a Global Age” Dear Parents of Grades 5-12:Tomorrow is the big test day for our hard working students taking the Specialized High School exam. We work really hard with our students teaching them research- based test taking strategies, test anxiety, stress management, memorization and concentration skills. Although we believe … Continue reading

Justice in the handcuffing and arrest of 6-year-old Salecia Johnson

On April 13th, our six-year-old daughter, Salecia Johnson was handcuffed and arrested at her school, Creekside Elementary in Baldwin, GA for a so-called ‘temper tantrum’. She was charged with battery and suspended for the remainder of the school year. The school took all of these actions without notifying us. Although they claim to have called, … Continue reading

The Empowerment Vessel – Black Male Crisis – Self Image

The issue of the “Crisis of The Black Male” is truly one that is tearing at my heart, and provoking my aggression to cause a change, “by any means necessary.” I recently read an article that quite frankly expressed that we have lost a generation of black boys. It further expressed that the adverse effects … Continue reading

Big Congrats to the 2012 Graduates!

Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy (an all-male charter school) just pulled a THREE-PEAT announcing that ALL of their graduating seniors have been accepted into four-year colleges! Some folks have no faith in the educational system, but Urban Prep Academy on Chicago’s south side must be doing something right. Once again, 100% of its 2012 graduating seniors … Continue reading

Tyrone McCants of Proud Poppas United speaks to the youth of Andries Hudde Middle School I.S. 240

Tyrone McCants had the privilege of being a Honored Guest Speaker at Andries Hudde Middle School’s Annual Men’s Career Mentor Day in Brooklyn, NY. He also facilitated several classes with the male eighth graders where he gave his personal testimonial on his career as an independent photographer and small business owner of Zire Photography & Graphic, a Youth Consular and Advocate, and the … Continue reading

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