Take inventory of your personal beliefs and make room for the possibility that they are incorrect.

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During the first year of my Doctoral program, I picked up a book entitled, “The Assassination of the Black Male” Image by Earl Hutchinson. I was immediately drawn in by the cover. The copy of the book I had displayed prominent Black male figures from the 1990s like OJ Simpson and the Black Michael Trio (Michael Jordan, Michael Jackson, and Mike Tyson). Today, I rave about how essential this book was in my development as a Black family scholar. Back then, however, I stopped…

Azaliah Baht Israel, PhD

I write about Black fatherhood through the lens of a Black woman.

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