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  • Damario Solomon-Simmons helps a generation of boys through his MVP Foundation and Manhood Summit

    BY JULIE RAINS | TULSA PEOPLE On a fall morning, a group of African-American men and adolescent boys gather in…

  • Fatherhood Event Evolves into Life Lessons About Manhood

    What started out as football academies in north Tulsa seven years ago has become an all-day, hands-on event about the…

  • Influence of Terence Crutcher shooting felt at Manhood Summit

    Last month’s fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher by a Tulsa police officer cast a shadow Thursday over the Manhood Summit,…

  • 2nd Annual MVP Weekend Calls Black Men to Action

    According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report, more than 25 million children now live apart from their biological fathers.…

  • Don’t Blame The Kids: America’s Adults and Pop Culture is What’s Wrong With Youth

    After spending the last couple of weeks at three Tulsa Public High Schools mentoring 7th grade Black males enrolled in our…

  • All IN for young Black MEN!

    Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses his partnership with former NBA Star and Fatherhood Author Etan Thomas as they present the 1st…

  • Whys, Cries, and Neckties: Turning Boys into Men!

    Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons and former NBA Star and Fatherhood Author Etan Thomas discuss the powerful 1st MVP Fatherhood Weekend Saturday…

  • Teaching Today for Tomorrow!

    Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses his partnership with former NBA Star and Fatherhood Author Etan Thomas as they presented the 1st…

  • MVP Fatherhood Weekend coming to Tulsa

    Veteran NBA player Etan Thomas wants the country to deal with its daddy issues.

  • Joel Osteen, Dwyane Wade to Talk Family, Fatherhood During NBA All-Star Weekend

      A team of NBA stars, headlined by nine-time NBA All-Star and Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade, will join…

  • MVP Fatherhood Weekend Seeks Solution To Black Fatherhood Crisis

      According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report, more than 25 million children now live apart from their biological…

  • MVP Charity Weekend Overview

    The MVP Charity Weekend  features Sports, Media, and Entertainment celebrities from all over the nation coming to Tulsa for three-days…

  • Football Recruits Warned About NCAA Fine Print

      There is no time in which promises, potentiality, and pleading are more celebrated than during college football recruiting and…

  • Report Cites NCAA’s Failure to Graduate Black Athletes

      Outside the fact that we now have our first Black President, no other area has had more sustained and…

  • Tulsa Woman Talks Inaugural Ball Experience, Fashion

    A work trip to D.C. turned into so much more for Cherokee Nation communications director Amanda Clinton who lucked up…