WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
(I know how to embed, but when I published the post, it came up automatically, and I can't stand videos that start automatically. So, that's why the link.)
I see a creative and positive way to reach these young men using the longstanding traditions of Black Greek organizations.
I hear principles of self-reliance, independence, reinforcing that they can use their minds to make it in this country. I hear the Old School Lessons.
But, maybe it's just me.
But, I guess for some folks, the only way they're comfortable with Young Black Men is with a ball in their hand, or in line getting ready for the prison bus.
The teacher behind this was suspended, by the way. Why do I suspect that if his plan for these young men had been playing basketball afterschool, nobody would be talking about suspending him?