Blacks / Power / Race / Whites

A South African National Union of Black Academics

“Like Steve Biko said in 1968, I think we need a national union of black academics, particularly at white liberal universities.” Xolela Mangcu, Black academics must unite, City Press, 14 Oct 2014. I don’t know about the emphasis on white liberal universities. The struggle over universities is not only at liberal universities. It occurs at … Continue reading

Children / Fatherhood / Masculinity / Men

20 Photos That Depict True Modern Fatherhood

Doyin Richards shares photos that truly define fatherhood in today’s society. — Today’s dads are clueless, incompetent, emotionless buffoons who don’t know their asses from their elbows when it comes to childcare, right? Wrong. Dead wrong. http://goodmenproject.com/families/20-photos-depict-true-modern-fatherhood-ddw/ Continue reading

Masculinity / Men

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About What It Means To Be A Man

Let’s get down to business: I wish I’d known some of these things a long time ago. _____ I’ve made a lot of mistakes; I suppose everyone has. Looking back, though, I’ve thought a lot about the path I’m on and the way I behave. http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/5-things-wish-someone-told-means-man-jvinc/ Continue reading