Being a Black Man

Episode 1


Being a Black Man: It’s a Full Time Job

Black men in America face enduring and discouraging stereotypes. Has anything really changed since the civil rights movement of the 1960s? Storytellers discuss how far we’ve come, and how far we have to go.

Featured guests: Raheem BrockDr. Arthur C. Evans Jr.Mister Mann Frisby, Michael Green, Reverend James Lawson, Elmore Nickelberry, Billy Smith, Ozell Ueal, Russell Walker (pictured)

Image: Phil Bradshaw

Father Figures

Jamie J’s father murdered her mother. Hear how Jamie J’s relationships with her father and grandfather – one tragic, one loving – shaped her interactions with other black men in her life.


The power of preachers reaches beyond the pulpit, and into their communities.