Fathership, Manhood & Brotherhood

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ALPHA MALE Lifestyle Development

Introducing a new kind of support group that focuses on the challenges of becoming Alpha Male. We’ll be discussing any issues or concerns men have about parenting, relationship, communication, and leadership within our training group. Continue reading

Levi – Proud Poppas Talk With Fathers in AZ

In this short edition of the Proud Poppas Project, we talk with Proud Father, Levi from Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading

Strong fathers, strong families: New program aims to support Latinx community

“There are multiple ways to great fatherhood,” says Adnoris “Bo” Torres, the fatherhood coordinator of the “Padres Fuertes” initiative at Family Futures, a new program designed to specifically serve fathers of young children in the Latino community. With healthy father-child relationships in mind, Torres seeks to serve a population as diverse as the many countries … Continue reading

What does fatherhood mean to you? Michael…

What does fatherhood mean to you? Michael… “What does being an active father mean to you? It means giving up all the games and being an example to your child. Someone who arms will be the safest place in the world and words will never be broken” ~ Michael & Michelle  

Dear Black Men: Please Fall in Love with Who We Are | EbonyMag

By Sophia A. Nelson “Love me where I am, not where you wish for me to be.” -Lincoln Anthony Blades Love me for where I am. Truer words have never been written. I truly appreciated Lincoln Blades Ebony.com article where he respectfully and poignantly asked Black women to love Black men for where they are. Brother … 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

How to Encourage Good Study Habits in Your Kids

Good study habits are incredibly valuable for kids. If they learn them early, they will build upon them as they grow older and this focus and discipline will help them in all areas of life. There are things parents can do to help their kids develop and build upon good study habits. Keep The Learning … 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

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 Difference Between a Man and a Boy

You know the guy. He’s a friend of yours. Everyone knows the guy who’d rather play video games 24/7 and live in his parents’ basement. You know, the guy who takes the storyline behind his favorite board game a wee bit too seriously. Yeah, you know the guy, as do I. I think I’ve figured … Continue reading

Single Black Fathers – Little Known Facts Revealed

Every day, all over the world, single parenting is a quickly-growing family situation. It doesn’t matter if the country is rich or poor, there are more single parents than ever before. Societies are changing, and single parents aren’t the social outcasts they were in olden times. Earlier societies that had strict moral codes used to … Continue reading

Honor Fathers…the good and the bad

Fathers’ paving the way, desires the best, has endured much test. Will not candy coat the truth, the foundation of the home. He walks towards many storms to protect. Mess with his family, he will hunt to arrest. He’s been given the authority, to bestow identity to his family… Many of us dream of having … 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

Real Men Read in Brooklyn

Proud Poppas United joined the Teunis G. Bergen Elementary School (P.S. 9) for the 4th Annual Real Men Read Day. It’s been recognized thru a nationwide data, male students are not making the types of gains in their reading and literacy skills that female students are making. So the staff and volunteers of P.S. 9 hosts … Continue reading

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