Tag Archives: black men and boys

Judicious and Intentional: reflections from Ed

Ed Fields is a member of the Birmingham Change Fund, and Managing Director of Projects Unlimited, Inc. Ed offers the following after reflections after serving as Chair of BCF for two years in 2011-2012. _______ What did you learn about … Continue reading

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Making a difference: 10 questions for Beverly Guillory Andry

Dr. Beverly Guillory Andry is a member of the Zawadi Fund in New Orleans with deep roots in Louisiana. She is a professor of Entrepreneurship at Xavier University, and serves as a board member of the New Orleans Jazz and … Continue reading

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Stories of inspiration and the cold at Black Male Reimagined II

Cassio Batteast of the Hope Fund of Jackson attended Black Male Reimagined II, a two-day “conversation on how we can change negative portrayals and images of black men and boys” held in New York City on March 5-6, 2013. ___________ … Continue reading

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Do you know any black men or boys that have died from violence?

by Jana Baldwin, of the Black Benefactors, which was originally posted on Jana’s blog NWtoSE on March 16. This is the second of two posts from members of the Black Benefactors (see the first post from Ed Jones here).  I … Continue reading

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Cities United, People Unite: reflections from a CIN member

by Edward M. Jones, board chair of the Black Philanthropic Alliance and founding member of the Black Benefactors giving circle I recently sat with leaders (young and old) mobilizing to demand change for our collective betterment. A week ago, the … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Antoine Medley

Where do you get your inspiration from? I am inspired by my daughters. Since their birth each day I get up with the thought that they are looking at me to set the example for them. There is no greater … Continue reading

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