Ending the Epidemic of Violent Black Death

On Tuesday evening,  at approximately 10:50pm, 27 year-old Darryl Washington died of a fatal gunshot to his head, literally feet from his Harlem residence. Just 15 minutes earlier I stood feet away from where he drew his last agonizing breath. This young Black man was killed by other young Black men, because he  intervened to protect his family member from being assaulted. During the days following this incident, relatives, childhood friends, neighbors, and even passersby acknowledged this young man’s life with a shrine including beautiful flowers, candles, his pictures and large sections of oaktag with various R.I.P.messages of other heartfelt … Continue reading Ending the Epidemic of Violent Black Death

Truth for our Youth Official Press Release

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FOR AGYEI TYEHIMBA’S NEW BOOK   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Agyei Tyehimba, Author, 872-222-6764 Truself143@gmail.com TRUTH FOR OUR YOUTH A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens by Agyei Tyehimba Distinguished by his passion and commitment, Harlem-born educator, author and activist Agyei Tyehimba has mentored and empowered at-risk teens and their parents for the past two decades. In TRUTH FOR OUR YOUTH: A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Paperback; $12.95; April 4, 2014), Agyei Tyehimba draws from this solid background in youth development. Over the course of 234 fun and engaging pages, he teaches young people that they … Continue reading Truth for our Youth Official Press Release