Media Coverage of AAPF Open Letter

The "Letter of 200 Concerned Black Men Calling for the Inclusion of Women and Girls in My Brother's Keeper," published on the AAPF's website last Friday, has already begun to generate coverage and conversation among major media outlets across the nation. Featured below is video from MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show this past Sunday, where the show's guests outlined some of the flaws and limits of MBK and its exclusively-male frame, and Luke Harris' recent article received great praise. Click on the links below to also view some of the articles highlighting the letter, and be sure to check out our upcoming Webinar this Friday at 2:30 pm!

-"White House Meets with Activists Calling For Gender Equity in My Brother's Keeper" by Nia-Malika Henderson at The Washington Post- 7/15/14

-"Administration Lays Out Ways Groups Can Support Program for Minority Men" by Tanzina Vega at The New York Times- 5/30/14

-"Prominent black men ask Obama: What about black women and girls?" by Nia-Malika Henderson at The Washington Post- 5/31/14

-"Adding Women to 'My Brother's Keeper' Program" on The Ed Show (Guest host Michael Eric Dyson)- 6/11/14

-"My Brother's Keeper Skating On Thin Evidence?" by Heidi Hartmann at Institute for Women's Policy Research- 7/21/14

-"Black Men Urge Obama to Add Females to My Brother's Keeper" by Lynette Holloway at The Root- 5/31/14

-"Why 200 Black Men Raised Concerns About Obama's Initiative Targeting Men and Boys of Color" by Dani McClain at The Nation- 6/4/14

-"My Sisters' Keeper Too" by Walter Fields at North Star News- 6/23/14

-"NOW Applauds Focus on Communities of Color in 'My Brother's Keeper' Initiative, Urges President Obama to Include Girls and Young Women of Color" by Terry O'Neill at The National Organization for Women- 5/30/14

-"Am I My Sister's Keeper?: An Interview with Kiese Laymon" by Hope Wabuke at Ms. Magazine- 6/10/14

-"Black Girls Also Victims of Gun Violence" by Marlon Peterson at Black Press USA- 6/10/14

-"A Systems Perspective to ‘My Brother’s Keeper" by Marlon Peterson at The Brooklyn Reader- 6/9/14

-"Darnell L. Moore on Love, Liberation and Critiquing 'My Brother's Keeper" by Darnell Moore at EBONY- 6/1/

-"5 Things that a 'My Sister's Keeper Initiative' Must Include" by Monique W. Morris at EBONY

-"Men Asking for Change to 'My Brother's Keeper'" by De'Saundra Harris at American Urban Radio Networks

-"Men Want 'My Brother's Keeper Expanded to Include Black Females" by George E. Curry at Black Press USA

-"Group Of Men Ask Obama To Include Black Women In ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative" by Ann Brown at Madame Noire- 5/30/14

-"Black Men Pen Open Letter Calling for Inclusion of Girls and Women in 'My Brother's Keeper'" at EBONY- 6/2/14

-"Coalition of 200 Black Men Call for Inclusion of Women and Girls in 'My Brother's Keeper'" at NewsOne- 5/31/14

-"Coalition of 200 Black Men Call for Inclusion of Women and Girls in 'My Brother's Keeper'" at The New Pittsburgh Courier- 5/31/14

-"200 Black Men Ask POTUS: What About Our Sisters?" at Feminist Wire- 5/30/14

-"Push to Expand 'My Brother's Keeper' to Include Black Females" at Final Call

-"Shabazz Center Statement on 200 Black Men Respond to My Brother's Keeper" by Cheikh Athj

-"Men Want 'My Brother's Keeper Expanded to Include Black Females" at Atlanta Daily World -5/29/14