African American Men

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Marriage Squeeze - History
... lead the cause for this condition are As a category, African American men suffer from higher rates of incarceration, unemployment, and poor health than do their white counterparts in the ... contribute to the marriage squeeze is that African American men marry non-African Americans at a higher rate than do African American women ... According to Newsweek, 43% of African American women between the ages of 30 and 34 have never been married ...
Bobby William Austin - Work
... His roles included Director of the African American Men and Boys Initiative and Assistant Director of the Kellogg National Fellowship Program ... As executive director of the National Task Force on African American Men and Boys he edited the groundbreaking report Repairing the Breach Key Ways to Support Family Life, Reclaim Our ... In the study distinguished African-American leaders provide solutions to the problems faced by young black men in the U.S ...

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    I never feel so conscious of my race as I do when I stand before a class of twenty-five young men and women eager to learn about what it is to be black in America.
    Claire Oberon Garcia, African American college professor. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. B3 (July 27, 1994)

    The root of the discontent in American women is that they are too well educated.... There will be no real content among American women unless they are made and kept more ignorant or unless they are given equal opportunity with men to use what they have been taught. And American men will not be really happy until their women are.
    Pearl S. Buck (1892–1973)

    Shy and proud men ... are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
    Sir Henry Taylor (1800–1886)

    I always draw a parallel between oppression by the regime and oppression by men. To me it is just the same. I always challenge men on why they react to oppression by the regime, but then they do exactly the same things to women that they criticize the regime for.
    Sethembile N., South African black anti-apartheid activist. As quoted in Lives of Courage, ch. 19, by Diana E. H. Russell (1989)

    One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.
    Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986)