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The Violence of Guns in America

Even though recent reports have shown that violent crime has declined in urban cities nationwide, Urban Gun crime still remains a chronic issue facing young Black, Hispanic and Latino men in America. Continue reading

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Teenage Ground Zero Attitude of Resistance

Every American parent has experienced the “epic fail” moment of parenting, when over a decade of child rearing meets the teenage ground zero attitude of resistance. Parenting a teen is without discrimination. Continue reading

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TEN SUCCESSFUL TIPS FOR RAISING YOUNG URBAN MALES

Monitoring your young male will be a very hard task. Several factors will increase or decrease the level of difficulties you will face as your young male grows older. Here are some Tried & True tips that will help make the process of monitoring him easier. Continue reading

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: ISLAM IN QUESTION – THE UNTOLD STORY

The tragic incidents mentioned here are not everyday events in the Muslim Community, but for some ethic groups in America a family loses a “Trayvon Martin” daily. Continue reading

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Obama No Change for Color and Class in 2012

There has been no comment from President Obama about his outrage and discuss about this incident of “Racial Profiling and Racial Injustice.” Continue reading

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Author Take Part in multimedia pow-wow “Fighting Back: Violence In Our Cities.”

For Immediate Release December 6, 2011 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Elizabeth Benton Director of Communications 203-946-7660, 203-675-8291 (cell) -MEDIA ADVISORY- Mayor DeStefano and Chief Esserman to Participate in Multimedia Forum on Violence Reduction WHO:    Mayor John DeStefano Jr., Police Chief Dean Esserman, Author David … Continue reading

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Preview from new book “Young Urban Males.”

In 2007, many American urban leaders were introduced to urban gun violence; the newest dilemma eroding the integrity of our “best practice society.” No more simple solutions and punch line words of deterrent like “JUST SAY NO!” Urban gun violence … Continue reading

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Despite Connecticut’s great wealth, one in ten children lives in poverty

Child Poverty in Connecticut: January 2009 Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the nation, which compounded with its highly skilled workforce, makes the cost of living very high.1 The state was one of three states in the nation … Continue reading

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2010 National Report shows Racial gaps in U.S. high schools

The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males President and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, Geoffrey Canada writes… Yes, we need better schools, but we also need to address the problems outside the classroom that derail the … Continue reading

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A new dilemah of Young Urban Males

They point to the lack of recreational activities for children, what some see as the decline in the city’s community policing, the continuing deterioration of black families, gang culture, too many guns, too few jobs. “There are a thousand answers, and they’re all right,” Mr. Abdussabur says. “And there are a thousand questions, and they’re all legitimate.”
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