Black Men Healing Conference

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Treating Black men means healing Black women

Black Men Healing Conference focuses on sexual exploitation
 
By Dwight Hobbes

Contributing Writer

There are a great many programs and projects to aid Black women and improve life for Black youth, aimed at empowering socially embattled sistahs to overcome obstacles and salvage youngsters from circumstances that lead to dead-end futures. Regrettably, when it comes to Black men, little is said or done that isn’t limited to keeping them from going back to jail or prison, which makes this year’s Sixth Annual Community Empowerment Through Black Men Healing Conference a must-attend event. The conference primarily concerns itself with filling that void for men. Importantly, it’s grounded in the understanding that healing Black men doesn’t happen in a vacuum, that Black women’s well-being inextricably is involved. Heading up the Black Men Healing Conference (www.brothershealing.com) is the founding organizer, renowned behavioral consultant Samuel Simmons. Continue Reading →

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Community empowerment through Black men healing

 

By Brandon Jones

Contributing Writer

 

It is time for healing in Black community. The Black community is in pain, emotionally, spiritually, and psychologically. From the Trayvon Martin case, to the continuous attacks on President Obama, to the current debate of the Black church and homosexuality, the Black community is at a tipping point. It is time to be at the front line of this tipping point. It is time to be proactive to stop these disparities instead of reactive to these situations. Continue Reading →

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