Hair & Health Highlighted In The Advocate

Hair & Health Highlighted In The Advocate

“Black men’s attention to their health leaves a lot to be desired,” Jetson said, “and hypertension is especially an issue for people of color.” So now when guys head to the barbershop — so far 10 are participating — they also can have their blood pressure...
A Renewed Commitment to Us

A Renewed Commitment to Us

by Donney RoseYesterday (April 11) the city of Los Angeles and the global hip hop community bid farewell to slain rapper, Nipsey Hussel. Hussel, who was gunned down on March 31st in front of the clothing store he owned, was a beacon of hope and inspiration for the...
SAVE THE DATE | GENERAL CONVENING

SAVE THE DATE | GENERAL CONVENING

The Urban Congress on African American Male is hosting its annual General Convening on Saturday, April 13 at the McKinley Alumni Center. The theme of this year’s convening, #TheVillageRenewed, speaks to the power of the collective on one accord to make change...
#TheRecap: February Barbershop Talks

#TheRecap: February Barbershop Talks

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 in Baton Rouge hosted the...