EMF 2010: 'Saving Our Black Boys'

This past Saturday during the African-American Educational Summit held at the ESSENCE Music Festival, ESSENCE Magazine's Patrik Henry Bass moderated a panel on Black youth called "Saving our Black Boys: What Parents Should Know." Panelists included Morehouse College's Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Judge Penny Brown Reynolds, U.S. Army General Ward, educator Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, and drug dealer-turned-celeb cook, Chef Jeff... Here's what you had to say: Missy commented: "I get so disappointed when I see our young Black men walking down the streets pants sagging, disrespecting, and killing each other. I agree with these professionals in this article." Anonymous wrote: "I went to this seminar. It was powerful indeed. Judge Penny Brown almost turned preacher on us. It was truly moving and insightful."


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