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An African American culture class has been transforming the lives of Black boys at city schools in Roanoke, Virginia for the past 14 years.
The family of a 15-year-old boy is heartbroken after he went missing while trying to save his girlfriend who fell into a river.
An Ohio mother and son launched a plush doll line for young Black boys to empower them and pay homage to those killed by police brutality.
The children’s fiction book “Ghost Boys” by Jewell Parker Rhodes was used in one fifth grade class at a school in Coral Springs, Florida.
A Chicago mother believes an outdated hair policy, which means her four-year-old son can’t wear braids to school, should be changed.
Young Black men and boys expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting when in areas that have more white people.
As a former school teacher, I know just how rowdy kids can get. Hell, I’m a mom of five kids […]
On April 11, Black high school senior Lawrence Charles was was escorted off campus and the next day given an in-school suspension for refusing to remove his durag.
Activist and author Kevin Shird shares his take on the recent study that shows Black boys fare worse economically than their white male counterparts in adulthood even when controlling for household income and education. In short, the system is rigged.
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A new study that traced the lives of millions of American children found that Black boys from wealthy families still earn less in adulthood than white boys with similar backgrounds.
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Today on #theDownload: There was a fourth explosion Sunday night, in Southwest, Texas, injuring two young men in their twenties. […]
Three white teens are accused of using pepper spray on three black kids on bicycles and hurling racial slurs, including […]
Once again, a grand jury has decided not to indict a police officer for killing a black child. And for […]
REPORT – While several superhero narratives feature parents (dead or alive) who serve as a guiding force for their protagonists, Raising Dion brings a fresh new perspective to the genre.