Education

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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

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

Proud Poppas United talk with Dr. Umar Abdullah-Johnson

Proud Poppas United meet with Psychologist & Educator, Dr. Umar Abdullah-Johnson to get his view on the current absent father epidemic in the black communities. PPU: What are your thoughts on the current “absent father” epidemic? Is it a problem that is inherited or programmed into our family structure? PPU: How important is it for … Continue reading

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