Episode 13 "To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost all of the time.” - James Baldwin. Is this what happened to Will Smith at the Oscars? Stan Martin joins Pastor George to discuss how we can move past the negative media portrayals of "toxic masculinity" and focus on what is Strong with Black Men.
ABOUT THE GUEST: Stan Martin, MM is the Buffalo Office Director for Cicatelli Associates Inc. Throughout his decade of service with CAI, he has held several key leadership positions, which promote health and wellness, facilitation of youth-community led initiatives including HOPE Buffalo, REACH Buffalo & Advancing Tobacco Free Communities. Mr. Martin has expertise in building the capacity of community stakeholders to address the social determinants of health, utilization of Community Based Participatory Research, Collective Impact and Population-Based Health strategies that promote systemic and policy change at every level of the socio-ecological model, which lead to the transformation of social norms.
NPR Radio "To be in Rage Almost All the Time" https://www.npr.org/2020/06/01/867153918/-to-be-in-a-rage-almost-all-the-time
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Will Smith/Chris Rock vs Will Packer/Samuel Jackson 2022 Oscar’s analogy… The media spotlights ONE misbehavior and does not balance the portrayal of black men with their achievements; including the fact that Will Packer was the first Black man to produce the Oscars Award Show.