black boys and self-esteem

Happy Book Birthday, ‘Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut’!

"Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut" is on bookshelves today, and author Derrick Barnes is sharing why the story celebrates this truth: Black boys matter.

– Oct 10, 2017

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut is Getting RAVE REVIEWS!

CROWN: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, does a fine job celebrating the what rarely gets an airing in children’s picture books: #blackboyjoy.

– Oct 3, 2017

To the Lady Who Called My Toddler a ‘Thug.’

Stereotyping Black boys, even toddlers, comes a tad too easy for some, as discovered by this white mom of a Black son.

– Apr 7, 2015

There’s Hope: How to Transform the Lives of Black Boys

David Banks, author of a new book about educating and inspiring Black boys, says they can find success—with our help.

– Nov 18, 2014

Black Boys and Self-Esteem: How To Silence Your Son’s Inner Critic

How can we help our sons develop powerful self-esteem? By helping them confront their inner critics—that nagging voice that points out their failures, inadequacies, and shortcomings.

– Apr 28, 2014
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