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Scenes from CBMA's 7th Annual "Rumble Young Man, Rumble!"

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Narrative Change, Education Los Angeles
10.24.2017
Janet Dickerson

This LA Leader on the Importance of Intersectionality in Black Male Achievement

For CBMA October 2017 Member Spotlight, we got to sit down with Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan, a nationally-renown scholar and mentoring expert out of Claremont, California who is using her years of experience as an educator and practitioner to examine how today's youth of color are served by mentoring and youth development programs.
Narrative Change, Education Detroit
10.23.2017

Meet the Black Male Educator Using Hip-Hop Literacy to Engage Students and the Community

In the second installment of the "Black Male Educators Speak" video series, we met Detroit educator Quan Neloms (who is also one of CBMA's inaugural Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellows) as he uses Hip Hop as a tool to engage and inspire his students at Detroit's Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men. 
Health & Healing, Narrative Change
10.23.2017
​Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Giving Breast Cancer the 'Shaft'

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Director of CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Dr. Phyllis Hubbard, writes about how one famous actor's battle with Breast Cancer challenged misconceptions about the disease's impact on men, and offers advice on early detection and prevention.
Education, Youth Development Philadelphia
10.12.2017

CBMA and Education Post Launch "Black Male Educators Speak"

As part of October's "Black Male Re-Imagined Month," CBMA, in partnership with Education Post, has launched Black Male Educators Speak, a new video series focusing on the stories of four Black male teachers in four different cities and exploring the innovative teaching methods they use to engage Black students.
Health & Healing Oakland
10.10.2017

WATCH: "Journey To Radiance" Webisode #1!

In this first webisode, join us as we embark on an expedition with Oakland leader DeMario Lewis to Louisville KY to experience his first "Rumble Young Man, Rumble!" -- CBMA's preeminent annual gathering of leaders in Black Male Achievement.
10.06.2017

Looking Forward, In Gratitude

As many of you know, Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) CEO Shawn Dove officially announced that I will leave my present position as VP for Communications effective at the end of today, October 6, 2017, to serve as the inaugural Chief Marketing and Storytelling Officer at Color of Change. Shawn, and many of those close to me, can attest to the deep thought and reflection that went into this decision, which has been one of the hardest of my professional career.
09.18.2017
Ahmad R. Washington, Building Beloved Community Leadership Fellow

Black Feminist Consciousness for Black Men and Boys

The following is an original article authored by Ahmad R. Washington, Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development at The University of Louisville, and CBMA's BBCL Fellow. Early