Tag Archives: Black Community

“I am no longer mad at people who remain in the dark & repeat the cycle of ignorance, poverty, welfare, drugs, criminal activity, dropping out, kids having kids, ‘adult-kids’ raising kids.

Brian K. Rice:  “I am no longer mad at people who remain in the dark & repeat the cycle of ignorance, poverty, welfare, drugs, criminal activity, dropping out, kids having kids, ‘adult-kids’ raising kids. I am mad at the people … Continue reading

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“If you happen to be born into a low income home …” (B. Rice Video Clip – Thoughts to Live By #4)

Brian K. Rice – Thoughts to Live By #4 – “If you happen to be born into a low income home” (Brian speaks directly to those who are growing up in low income communities. Brian is passionate about making a … Continue reading

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Philly is planning to redirect 40% of their public students to charter schools

Philly is planning to close 64 schools to reduce their budget and to try a new educational model to re-align the district with a plan to place 40% of students in Charter Schools.  Every city will have to make some hard decisions … Continue reading

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(see attached videos) Former gang member (Art Powell) speaks about his transformation from Gang Life to Gang Prevention Specialist

Former gang member (Art Powell) speaks about his transformation from Gang Life to Gang Prevention Specialist  

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(see attached report) Portrayal and Perception African American Men and Boys: Two Audits of News Media

Portrayal and Perception: Two Audits of News Media on African American Men and Boys | by The Heinz Endowment’s of Pittsburgh, PA  This report presents two audits of how Black Men and Boys are portrayed in the media and why. … Continue reading

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visual statistics and myths about crime in Black America

Five Myths About Crime in Black America—and the Statistical Truths images and facts come from: http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/04/crime_myths.html   by Hatty Lee, Shani O. Hilton

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Black Labor Force 2012 report attached

 The African-American Labor Force in the Recovery While the unemployment rate for African Americans fell substantially in January to 13.6 percent, it remains significantly higher than the 8.5 percent rate of November 2007, just prior to the recession. Aggregate numbers … Continue reading

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Fact Sheet: Outcomes for Young, Black Men (attached)

Fact Sheet: Outcomes for Young, Black Men By Tamika Thompson EPISODE 5: Too Important to Fail FEATURE Behind every fact is a face. Behind every statistic is a story. Behind every catch phrase is a young person whose future will … Continue reading

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Urban Prep (all black male school) graduating seniors have 100% college acceptance rate, 3rd yr straight

Urban Prep (all black male school) graduating seniors have 100% college acceptance rate, 3rd yr straight If our young black males are given proper guidance and a great educational program they can exceed any negative statistics that have been created … Continue reading

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Nothing can replace a great father

“Brian K. Rice: There is nothing like having a father who stands behind his child when learning how to ride a bike. There is nothing like a father who is there to wipe off the bruise from falling off of the … Continue reading

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