Oakland Teenager Akintunde Ahmad Has 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score and On His Way To Ivy League
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Oakland Teenager Akintunde Ahmad Has 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score and On His Way To Ivy League

Reprint: http://www.thefix.com, April 7, 2014 Meet Akintunde Ahmad. He says he’s a regular “Oakland street dude” but he has a 5.0 GPA, a 2100 SAT score and is on his way to either Brown or Yale University. He’s the first to tell you that his appearance throws people off, which is why he keeps his … Continue reading

Black People Are Not Immune From Mental Illness
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Black People Are Not Immune From Mental Illness

Reprint… http://diverseeducation.com/article/57310/ by Dr. Elwood Watson A few weeks ago, more than two dozen students, mostly Black, were involved in a violent brawl at a local college hangout near the campus where I teach. In this digital age and 24/7 media cycle, the news spread like wildfire throughout town in a matter of hours. Moreover, … Continue reading

Featured myC2 Radio: Nanette Nelson of New Orleans talks Youth Crime & Positive Alternatives
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Featured myC2 Radio: Nanette Nelson of New Orleans talks Youth Crime & Positive Alternatives

Featured myC2 Radio: myCULTURALConversations MONDAY @ 7 P.M. CENTRAL LIVE CALL IN  (347) 945-6194   Nanette Nelson, Founder & Director LOFT Center New Orleans, LA Monday, August 12, 2013 @ 7:00 p.m. (central) – Nanette Nelson of New Orleans expounds on the rise in urban, inner city, youth crime and what positive alternatives youth can … Continue reading

Florida Case Spurs Painful Talks Between Black Parents and Their Children
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Florida Case Spurs Painful Talks Between Black Parents and Their Children

Dan Gill for The New York Times Christian Hayes, 24, of University City, Mo., who has twin sons, said if someone were following him, “I’m not going to run.” By JOHN ELIGON Reprint from The New York Times Published: July 17, 2013 UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Tracey Wolff never had a problem with her 19-year-old … Continue reading