Author: Kehinde Thurman

Last month, over 200 Black men penned an open letter to President Barack Obama to express their concerns on the exclusion of Black girls and women from the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK). In solidarity, 200+ Black Men, including Rev. James M. Lawson, Danny Glover...

Cult classic films Boyz in the Hood, Juice and Menace II Society have been both praised and criticized for their depictions of Black male experiences. In all of those films, women occupy little more than space fillers.  Shalika is just the ghetto girl who banters with...