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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

2nd Annual Poppa’s Day, Family Outing!!!

Thank you to the sponsors, donors and attendees of the 2nd Annual Proud Poppas Day Outing. Proceeds from the event will be used to install a “Proud Poppas” Photo Exhibit at the Harlem Performing Arts Space. We had to give recognition to some amazing Poppas, Dads and Men by presenting these Men with a Proud … Continue reading

Man’s Conference II

Greetings Gentlemen, Proud Poppas, Kings & Warriors!!! Man’s Conference II @Coral Hall Saturday April 30, 2011 4:00-8:00 pm Amazing info Family Unity, Daily Exercise, Men’s Health, Water, Man Foods & Herbs, Community Development, Lifestyle Change, Spirituality, Sex Energy, Fatherhood ;~) & so much more. Join us for great evening with an Incredible Collection of Brothers. Love & … Continue reading

The story behind the Cry heard around the world – Intervention: Rocky Lockridge

A powerful documentary and testimony from an intervention by the sons of former World Boxing Champion, Rocky Lockridge. The two sons state due to depression and drugs, their father was absent for most of their lives. http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/embed/23425 Shocking ‘Intervention’ story on addicted boxer   MOST ASTONISHING EPISODE YET FOR THIS AMAZING SERIES By ADAM BUCKMAN “Intervention” … Continue reading

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