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Why I Love Black History Month–and How To Do It Better

Featured on the Huffington Post What I learned from listening is that for most of them there was no real teaching or learning that goes on and certainly nothing with any depth or substance. Some had learned about famous black individuals or about black inventors, although most couldn't recall half of what they heard. Some


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Solving Community Violence

Featured on KCBS In Depth: Solving Community Violence: This week, KCBS' Jane McMillan speaks with Dr. Joseph Marshall, Founder and Executive Director of Alive And Free - Omega Boys Club; a San Francisco program which, for nearly 30 years, has offered what Dr. Marshall calls a prescription to cure violence and save at-risk kids from incarceration


Everyday Heroes Prevent Relationship Violence

Andre Aikins was selected to receive the "Men of Merit" award which honors men who are making a difference in our community. The "Men of Merit" celebration is a component of the DELTA Project's program "Everyday Heroes Prevent Relationship Violence".  The program's message is that violence does not equal strength.  Men of Merit celebrates dynamic


Guns, Guns, Guns—Everybody’s got a gun!

Guns are in the news again.  The recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon thrust the issue of guns squarely back in the public eye.  Guns are once again front and center—as they were  after the Newtown school shooting  three years ago and both gun control and gun rights advocates are once again


Community Violence or Police Violence—It’s Not a Contest.  It’s all bad.

There,  I’ve said it.  I guess I don’t have to write this commentary now because the headline says it all.  But let me explain what I mean.  You see I get really perplexed when I see or hear statements saying one is more of a problem than the other, or one is more important to