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Marked down from $1250, pay 4 monthly payments of $250 for the entire course! From the onset of chattel slavery in the western hemisphere, males of African descent have been constantly under duress. They have endured being corralled, arrested, accosted, tortured, studied, worked to death, feared, sexually fetishized, bred, villainized, hyper-athleticized, and scapegoated to say the least. Yet, despite such harsh treatment, and the systemic exploitation they have suffered in every society that has been redeveloped in the western tradition, they have still developed ways to survive, sustain, and even thrive.
Marked down from $1250, pay a one-time amount of $949.99 for the entire course! From the onset of chattel slavery in the western hemisphere, males of African descent have been constantly under duress. They have endured being corralled, arrested, accosted, tortured, studied, worked to death, feared, sexually fetishized, bred, villainized, hyper-athleticized, and scapegoated to say the least. Yet, despite such harsh treatment, and the systemic exploitation they have suffered in every society that has been redeveloped in the western tradition, they have still developed ways to survive, sustain, and even thrive.
Contrary to many people's assumption, the Black family did not "break up" during slavery. In actuality, it breaks up during the mid-20th century, and much of the reason stems from policy. But which policies impact the Black family an in what manner?
Beginning December 2nd, 2020, this webinar will delve into the misconceptions of Black manhood, how they came to be, and what needs to be better understood in order for Black men to be understood in their proper context.
Author, thought leader, and accomplished businessman Carnell Smith, also known as The Paternity Coach, joins The Institute for Black Male Studies to discuss his book, Trapped by Law: Stop Paying Child Support for Paternity Fraud (2020). He focuses on paternity fraud and how it impacts men, especially economically vulnerable Black men and male teenagers!
William A. Smith is full professor and department chair in the department of Education, Culture & Society at the University of Utah. He also holds a joint appointment in the Ethnic Studies Program (African American Studies division) as a full professor. He has served as the Associate Dean for Diversity, Access, & Equity in the College of Education (2007-2014) as well as a Special Assistant to the President at the University of Utah & its NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (2007-2013). Dr, Smith shares his thoughts with us about the origins of Racial Battle Fatigue and his work on micro-aggressions, especially in regard to Black male athleticism. Check out this free lecture and support The Institute for Black Male Studies!
Kevin Samuels is a famous lifestyle coach and image consultant from Atlanta, Georgia. He makes his living providing a service to high-class individuals who are seeking advice on fashion and lifestyle trends. He has recently become very popular on Black Youtube posting educational life and fashion information to both men and women.
Brother J (born Jason Hunter) is an American hip hop artist and is a member of the American hip hop group XCLAN, which used to include Professor X the Overseer, Paradise the Architect, and Sugar Shaft. In 2016, Design & Trend magazine named him as one of the 10 Greatest Conscious Rappers of All Time.
Mark C. Hopson, Ph.D. is Director of African and African American Studies at George Mason University. Also, he is Associate Professor of Communication. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in African American Studies, Intercultural Communication, the Rhetoric of Social Movements, African American Rhetorical Traditions, and Organizational Communication.
Dr. Tim Golden, born & raised in Philadelphia, holds a J.D. in Law from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Memphis. His primary research areas are: Philosophy of Religion, African American Philosophy, Critical Race Theory, and 19th & 20th Century Philosophy.
Dr. Brandon Gamble received his training in psychology from Oakwood College for his Bachelor's degree. San Diego State for his Master's degree, and the University of Southern California is where he earned his Doctoral degree in Educational Psychology. From 2012 to 2013 he served as President of the California Association of School Psychologists. He also served as the Western Regional representative of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) from 2016-2017. From 2013 to 2018, he was the liaison of the ABPsi the to CASP. Dr. Gamble is currently the Co-Chair of Leadership Development for the ABPsi. He has served his chapter as the Guide Right Director for your program for Kappa from 2001-2003 and again from 2017 to 2018. He has also served on the national Guide Right sub-committee for mental health for the fraternity.