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Study: Black Men Has Made Almost No Progress Since 1970

AFRICANGLOBE- A new study suggests that African-American men today face such high levels of unemployment and incarceration that they are in little better position when compared with White men A half-century ago.

5 Lies We Should Stop Telling About Black Fatherhood

AFRICANGLOBE - Oftentimes, when we discuss fatherhood we assume that African-American men aren't part of that conversation, largely because a number of studies and reports have repeatedly told us that Black fathers are overwhelmingly absent from their children's lives. LIES.

Celebrating Our Fathers

AFRICANGLOBE - As we approach Fathers’ Day across the United States and in some other nations throughout the world, it is important to lift up those Black American fathers who are doing what is right and good for their children, families and communities. Too often when the issue of Black men is raised, it is done from a negative or pathological perspective.

Redeeming The Image Of Black Men In The Media

AFRICANGLOBE - Time and time again, the media has painted Black men in a negative light. Almost every night, you can turn on the television and watch a news story about a Black man shooting or robbing someone.

Successful Black Men Tell Black Students They Can Make It Too

AFRICANGLOBE - "It hurts when you fail, but it hurts more when you don't try," said professional mixed-martial artist Lumumba Sayers, 35. A group of successful Black men who know all too well the obstacles they faced on the way up are sharing a message of hope with students who look like them: We made it, and you can, too.

Private Prisons Are Packed With Black Inmates – Study

AFRICANGLOBE - A new study by a UC-Berkeley graduate student has surprised a number of experts in the criminology field. Its main finding: Private prisons are packed with young Black men and women.

The Strength Of The Black Man – Malcolm X

AFRICANGLOBE - [The White man’s] hatred for Black is normal, and he understands it, that is why he makes everything bad in his life Black. He’s got blackmail, a black day, black magic, even death comes in the news papers bordered in black.

Black Men As College Athletes: The Real Win-Loss Record

AFRICANGLOBE - Recently I heard from a senior athletics administrator who was startled when one of his Black former football players served him lunch at a fast-food restaurant. Why should that have surprised him? For what else was the young man prepared once his college sports career ended?

Racism May Accelerate Aging In Black Men

AFRICANGLOBE - A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in Black men, ages reporting high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-Black attitudes. Findings from the study, which is the first to link racism-related factors and biological aging, are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

A Carjacking In New Jersey: An Unexpected Clash Between Blacks And...

AFRICANGLOBE - The recent tragedy that took place outside the upscale mall in New Jersey – where Black men robbed a White couple of their luxury car and fatally wounded the husband – featured a kind of culture clash between two ethnic groups that have otherwise been unified over the past century. This brief and bloody episode exhibited a violent clash between races, between social classes, between income segments and, more to the point, between Blacks and Jews.

Are We Preparing Our Black Men for Championships or Diplomas?

AFRICANGLOBE - When we have more national championships than we do Black male freshmen, it’s evident that our only purpose here is to improve your winning percentage. So now Black high school kids can care less about grades just as long as the number on the back of their jersey doesn’t fade; and you tell me I should be proud to be a Bruin.

Study: Black Men More Likely To Date White Women – Is...

AFRICANGLOBE - A study on online dating, conducted by the University of California Berkeley, has resurfaced with some interesting claims. Several news outlets are claiming this study proves that Black men are more likely to date White women - and not Black women. But is it really true?

More Black Men in College Than In Prison

AFRICANGLOBE - At this point, it's almost a cliché to declare "There are more Black men in jail than in college." I've heard it my entire life—from adults, friends, politicians, and assorted pundits. When he was just a presidential candidate, then-Senator Barack Obama told the NAACP that "We have more work to do when more young Black men languish in prison than attend colleges and universities across America."

Black Homicide Rate Prompts Warnings Black Men ‘Alarming’

AFRICANGLOBE - National studies have found that young Black males in Louisiana are 20 times more likely to be homicide victims by age 24 than other groups. Many young African-Americans waste their lives because they're not aware of the struggles of those who came before.

Huh? 34 Percent Of Black Men Are Unable To Vote In...

AFRICANGLOBE - Voter research in Alabama shows that 34 percent of Black men have permanently lost the right to vote. Even more shocking, the research shows that in 10 years, that number will be higher than it has been since the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

Hope for US Economy: Young Black Men as Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - Young Black men, especially ex-offenders, face high obstacles to employment. That’s where entrepreneurship training comes in. If just 1 in 3 small businesses hired one employee, the US would be at full employment. Young Black men could be crucial to this progress. Lawrence Carpenter knew he always had an entrepreneurial spirit, but he was in the wrong business – the business of selling drugs.