My mother has recently rediscovered the internet, email, social media. On regular occasions she will share things about black heritage with me. I usually read them quickly and then put them aside.
This morning, however, she shared a pretty good one titled “10 Things All Young Black Men Should Know“. If anything, I would amend the title so that it’s “10 Things All Black Men Should Know.”
Take a gander at this list, especially Alex Hinton, and chew on it for a bit.
- Know that you are a young Black man in America and that means you are different than other Americans. While you can still realize your dreams, you might have to take a different path. You will have to be more careful, more thoughtful and more aware than others to survive in America.
- Value education, learning and reading. The more and better you can read…
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