February 15, 2022

Russell Westbrook’s short film “Why Not?” Inspires The Next Generation to Think Beyond Sports

Russell Westbrook, a nine-time NBA All Star, founded Zero World Media in order to give back to his community, empower and create opportunities for the next generation of creators through storytelling. The studio’s inspiration started with Westbrook’s research initiative study “Beyond The Court,” which explored how Black athletes are perceived by mainstream media. This venture […]

February 13, 2022

1,000 Ties is Connecting Youth & Business Professionals, One Tie at A Time

On February 12th, at Warrensville Heights, 1000 Ties hosted their first energized event of the year featuring Angela Flowers, Making A Difference Consulting, Dawud Hamzah, H.Y.P.E. (Helping You Produce Excellence) program, Ethan Holmes, Holmes Made Food LLC, Jowan Smith, CEO & Founder of 1000 Ties, Keith Langford, Coordinator of Family and Community Engagement for the […]

October 29, 2021

‘Colin in Black & White’: Colin Kaepernick Adds to His Story With New Netflix Series 

If there’s one thing we can all say about Colin Kaepernick—it’s that he’s much more than an athlete. His new Netflix six-episode series, “Colin in Black & White,” gives us a glimpse into the life of teenage Kaepernick. The series takes place years before Kaepernick set off a frenzy of controversy by kneeling during the […]

June 29, 2021

Why UNINTERRUPTED & Proctor & Gamble’s “These Hands” is Important

A collaboration between Proctor & Gamble and UNINTERRUPTED introduced a very inspirational short film titled ‘These Hands’. UNINTERRUPTED was founded in 2014 by LeBron James with the aim of empowering individuals. ‘These hands’ begins with a conversation between a father and his son while they are playing football. The coaches mentions “That’s a real star you […]

June 14, 2021

The Dad Gang: Meet the Organization That’s Changing the Way The World Views Black Fathers

Although Black fathers have long suffered the attacks of negative stereotypes that deem them to be “uninvolved” or “absent,” the truth is they actually are more involved compared to dads of other races. In a world where active Black fathers are treated as novelties, The Dad Gang is committed to rewriting the narrative. Founder Sean Williams […]

June 5, 2021

4 Black Environmentalist Protection Heroes You Should Know

Michael Regan – U.S. EPA Administrator

May 20, 2021

Emmanuel Acho on guiding the younger generation with “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy”

Emmanuel Acho wrote the book “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy” with a particular focus on having an impact by opening up a dialogue with young readers on systemic racism. The youngest generation, unfortunately, will experience some of the same bigotry as their parents and ancestors so it is important to have “the talk.” In […]

April 2, 2021

Guiding Black Boys Towards Success

I would like to start The Black Male IMG by highlighting Black boys and mentorship. One of the best actions we can take in order to turn Black Boys into Men is guidance and mentorship. Creating productive environments for our youth and surrounding them with a variety of activities will not only enhance their perspectives […]

1 2