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 …

2019 Urban Congress General Convening: What To Expect

BR Leads Black Boys and Men

The Urban Congress on African American Males is hosting the fourth annual General Convening, Saturday April 13 at the McKinley Alumni Center. The theme of the convening, “The Village Renewed,” is attributed to the continued pursuit of partnership and collaboration in the work of transforming social systems that negatively impact African American males in Baton …

#TheRecap: February Barbershop Talks

BR Leads 2019, Black Boys and Men

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.4″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] On Monday, February 18th nearly 70 African American males gathered across five barbershops in the Baton Rouge area to talk about what is necessary to engage in “Building The Village”. The Urban Congress on African American Males …