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CNN - Is Obama inspiring black men to step up?

By John Blake, CNN
November 4, 2009 6:53 p.m. EST

(CNN) -- The Natural Edges Salon in Dallas, Texas, is a rowdy barbershop where black men gather to loudly talk smack, politics and sports.

But on one wintry November morning last year, the men suddenly stopped talking. Someone turned the radio off, and the barbers' clippers stopping humming. A man had just challenged the customers' manhood.

The man was President-elect Obama. He was giving a televised speech challenging men to get involved in their communities.

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CBS Evening News: Reshaping The PTA - One Dad At A Time

Taylors, S.C., Sept. 27, 2008

Reshaping The PTA - One Dad At A Time

CBS Evening News: Grassroots Drives Around The Country Are Urging Fathers To Get More Involved At School

(CBS) On a PTA night in Taylors, S.C., Chuck Saylors works the room, one father at a time.

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The Daily Northwestern

Diversity dialogue to remain open

By Jessica Allen

Published: Thursday, January 7, 2010

Northwestern's ongoing problems with race relations gained a television audience over Winter Break.

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National News and Campaigns

National Fathers Take Your Children to School Day 2013

National Fathers Take Your Children to School Day 2013

Fathers all over America:

Welcome to National Fathers Take Your Children to School Day/The Million Father March.

Join the November 12th Movement of Black Men in Action!

Join the November 12th Movement of Black Men in Action!

A Day of Planning and Organizing:
If "Occupy Wall Street" can be organized and executed in 3 days and if the Arab Spring can be launched in 4 days, how many days will it take for Black men to take control of the destiny of Black people in America and around the world?

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Apply to join the Black Men of Honor Society in Chicago

Apply to join the Black Men of Honor Society in Chicago

We are now accepting applications for our new initiative called the Black Star Men of Honor Society.

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