The video “Look Up” by filmmaker and speaker Gary Turk is a five-minute spoken word performance mixed with a filmed narrative which examines how the overuse of smartphones and social media can disengage us from real relationships, human [...]
My name is Christopher Johnson. Welcome to my opinion column called The Courtland Experiment. This is a column where I write and talk about sports, politics, current events and all of the things that matter to me. I am working on posting my first [...]
By Gary A. Johnson – Publisher, Black Men In America.com Updated November 26, 2017 (Originally posted on November 5, 2010). How black people spend their money has been a hotly debated topic not only on this site, but in our office, at social events [...]
By Tom Rademacher Posted July 10, 2017 in Better Conversation If you haven’t read this piece by Kayla Renee Parker yet, you really should. Ms. Parker, a Black woman and college student, challenged her professor, a White woman who still thinks multiple [...]
Posted June 4, 2017 In an article written by Matt Levin for CALmatters, a disturbing statistic was revealed. Three out of four black boys (75%) failed to meet the reading and writing requirements, and more than half of them scored in the lowest category [...]
Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances Posted June 1, 2017 In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the [...]
By Nannie Helen Burroughs Note: Many of you have copied and posted this article on your web sites and blogs. We would appreciate proper attribution to Black Men In America.com. The 12 Things The Negro Must Do For Himself was a booklet sold in the early [...]
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