Barbershops’ Hair & Health provides easy health monitoring for African-American men

BR Leads In the News

BY PAM BORDELON for The Advocate “It’s the African-American male’s country club — the original man cave.” That’s how the Rev. Raymond Jetson, founder of the nonprofit MetroMorphosis, describes the barbershop, that place where men of color hang out even when they don’t necessarily need a trim. It’s where he turned to launch Hair & Health, a program …

Fishing For Clarity: What Is The Real Narrative Around Black Fatherhood?

BR Leads Black Boys and Men, Blog

By Donney Rose On Saturday, June 8th a collective of Baton Rouge organizations hosted Reel Dads, a fishing event held at Howell Park designed primarily to connect Black boys with their fathers/community father figures for an afternoon of fishing and bonding. The park was full of young Black boys joyously participating in simulated and real …