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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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Pipeline to Success: Inner-City Students Empowered by Legal Diversity Program

      I am very excited to share with you that the N.O.B.L.A.’s Third Annual Pipeline Plus Legal Diversity Program (“Program”)…

  • The Decaying Realities Behind Deamonte Driver’s Death: America We Can Do Better

    While waiting for my flight yesterday, I purchased a $5 bottle of water (which I believe is an absurd price…

  • President Obama Announces Plan to Empower African-American Students

      While President Obama’s remarks about “AK-47s are for soldiers” made during his National Urban League speech earlier this week…