On Youth Development

Why Its Hurts When We Say “All Lives Matter:

Why Its Hurts When We Say “All Lives Matter:

Black Lives Matter” Yes, we do. Period. In its simplest definition, to matter means to be of importance, significance, and consequence. And for many in the African-American community, saying “Black Lives Matter” is our way of declaring that we are important, our issues are important, and neither we as individuals, nor the issues that impact […]

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#RealJournalismMatters

So wait. No discussion about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or mental illness and its impact on Military Veterans? No comment about the lack of gun control and how they are taking out Law enforcement? No dialogue or debate about the NRA’s stance of halting all legislation to keep guns like the AR-15 off the streets? […]

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Live Blog Recap 2: SAMHSA Conf Profiling, Perceptions, Stereotypes: Impact on Behavior, Services and Interventions

Session Description: Examining the factors that influence how boys and men of color are perceived across the lifespan and the impact of those perceptions on their life options. Discussion included micro aggressions and brain development that increase vulnerabilities and its impact on the health and juvenile justice system. Panelists: Kimberly Papillon, Esq; James Bell, JD; […]

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