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

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Capacity Building, Narrative Change
01.24.2018

New CBMA Report Finds Increased Investment in Black Men and Boys

Promise of Place: Building Beloved Communities for Black Men and Boys [LINK] gauges city-level commitment to Black males through a Black Male Achievement City Index, which scores 50 cities according to their promise in helping Black men and boys succeed.
Narrative Change New York City
01.08.2018

CBMA to Co-Host Third Annual "MLK Now"

For the third year, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement will co-host the annual "MLK Now" event, held at Riverside Church in Harlem, New York on January 15th (MLK Day) from 2:00-6:00 p.m. 
Education, Narrative Change New York City
10.27.2017

Meet the Bronx Educator Who Uses Hip-Hop to Teach Science

In the third video of the "Black Male Educators Speak" series, we featured Bronx native Edmund Adjapong, Ph.D., an assistant professor of education at Seton Hall University and former middle school science teacher who is using Hip-Hop to engage students in STEM.
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.