“I am an invisible man…I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” – Ralph Ellison,
Check out this on the spot interview during the 2nd National Black Male Educators Convening October 13, 2018 in Downtown Philadelphia with Sharif El-Mekki and Vincent Cobb Jr the co-founders of The Fellowship of Black Male Educators for Social Justice
Cooler weather, back to school, changing leaves and pumpkin spice everything!!! Fall is upon us and members of the BMe Philly community are headed full-steam ahead into October. Several BMe Leaders and Geniuses spent the month of September facilitating workshops,
It’s “Back to School Season” and this month BMe Philly continued to honor its commitment to the community through a variety of resource based programs aimed at providing information, support and resources to youth during this crucial time of year!
On this episode of Community Voice Radio Talk Show, host and BMe Genius Jeff Jones interviews Bria Young of Bria Young Basketball. Bria is the 14th woman to play for the world famous Harlem Globe Trotters. She also has a
Peace Week, is one of the most important and well-known events of the year in South Philadelphia. It is an opportunity to interact with community members, support parents that have lost children to gun violence and to provide free resources
For most, summer is a time of year to kick back, relax and refuel. But for BMe Philly’s Community Champions and Geniuses’ this is a time to continue the work of building, connecting and follow through. It is the time
May was indeed a month for the BMe Philly Community to shine bright! Through a variety of events, programs, presentations, and workshops. May was a month filled to capacity with positivity, collaboration, engagement, resource sharing, and celebration. From the “Healing
That amazing story above about Philly BMe Genius Will Little won an Emmy! BMe Philly Community gathered to connect, inform, strategize and mobilize On April 9th, BMe Geniuses Jeff Jones and Omar Barlow hosted an informal networking and information session
About Community Voice Radio Talk Show on 106.5FM in Philadelphia Much too often all we hear are negative denigrating narratives about people in our City. This is especially true when it comes to people of color in our society. Community
BMe Philly Geniuses are always on the innovating edge of dealing with the most challenging social issues in a solutions oriented way. For example check out the above video of BMe Genius Dr. Howard Stevenson’s powerful TEDMED Talk on “How to Resolve Racially
Parents take immense pleasure in their children’s achievement of early milestones whether it be first smile, first tooth, first steps, or first word, parents can’t seem to help themselves. And it’s no different for their child’s first day of school.
Reprinted from Huffington Post, June 20, 2017 Starting on Father’s Day, BMe Community recognized 29 inspired black men as Community Geniuses and award each $10,000 for programs they’re leading to “build more caring and prosperous communities” in Akron, Miami, Philadelphia
WRITTEN BY By Courtland Milloy Columnist Washington Post. When he was at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Trabian Shorters wanted to find ways to get black men more involved in the civic life of their neighborhoods. So
BMe Community is a beloved community specifically because we see three truths and are moving in step with our times. America’s Future Is Changing. American identity and narrative are absolutely changing, right now, the largest generation in history (The Baby