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2015 Brotherhood Graduation – A Youth’s Perspective

This past Tuesday, a prestigious group of young black males participated in the 6th annual College Bound Brotherhood (Brotherhood) graduation celebration at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, CA. The Brotherhood seeks to propel San Francisco Bay Area African-American males into college by supporting them to and through college. The graduation, hosted by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, College Futures Foundation, and the Marcus Foster Education Fund, was extremely impressive and a powerful illustration of what black male success in our ... Read more

Brotherhood in Tech Event with The Hidden Genius Program at Linkedin

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Register Now! College Bound Brotherhood Graduation Celebration!

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Blackout for Human Rights

Dear Friends, Partners and Colleagues, We recently sent a message out entitled Ferguson: Towards Building A Beloved Community. Despite trying to hold on to a glimmer of hope, many of us anticipated that the grand jury would return with a decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown. The pain and frustration of this decision is reflected in the fact that many took to the streets last night in Ferguson to express their outrage. The Campaign ... Read more

Oakland is My Beach (community voices)

Oscar Grant, Devonte Riley, Phillip “Tooda” Wright: the list goes on. The nation is on high alert. Protests in Ferguson and around the world highlight and delineate a historically unequal justice system. In the words of Fannie Lou Hamer, these protestors are just “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Sick of watching the African-American male become an endangered species. Tired of them neither being respected nor valued in this time and space. Protest signs state, “Not again,” “Am I next?” and ... Read more...