Archive for February, 2009:

Barack and Curtis: Manhood, Power and Respect

A short documentary film examining the contrasting styles of manhood exhibited by President Barack Obama and Rapper/Mogul Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent.

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From Engagement to Action: Engaging and Mobilizing Men and Boys to End Male Violence against Women

In December 2008, the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV), in collaboration with Men Stopping Violence (MSV) of Atlanta, GA offered an online training opportunity for domestic violence programs and providers on Engaging Men and Boys in the Prevention of Family Violence. The training was in webinar format and was facilitated by experts in the […]

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Working with Schools on Teen Dating Violence: Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships

The Texas Council on Family Violence in collaboration with the Rape Crisis Center for Children and Adults (RCC) in San Antonio offered a free online training for domestic violence and sexual assault program personnel and other community antiviolence advocates. The training outlined key points for working with schools to respond effectively to teen dating violence. […]

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February 2009: “Hip-Hop Magazine No Longer Accepts Ads for Lewd Products”

Hip-hop magazine, “The Source” has recently declared that they will no longer publish advertisements that promote pornography. (Click here for the full story.) The impetus behind such a move is not to divorce the hip-hop movement from the sexual exploitation of women, but to gain more corporate sponsorship by extracting lewd elements that alienate certain […]

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