For more than two decades Bryant K. Smith has been teaching people to tap into their potential in order to maximize their work, school, athletic, or personal experiences for the benefit of themselves, their community, team, or organization. A seasoned college administrator and professor Bryant is an expert at helping people examine issues of difference. Bryant has spoken and presented at hundreds of national conferences, colleges, universities, and corporate events.
Eighteen men were asked to identify and share the one life lesson they believed would help males grow into productive, responsible men. They were asked to do so in the form of letters addressed to their own sons and brothers with the belief that all males who read these letters possess the same potential for success as their own sons and brothers.
This book is the missing instruction manual on how to help a man assemble his manhood so that he becomes a productive, healthy, loving, man. It is the instruction booklet all men wish they had before becoming men, and that everyone who wants to help men to be their best need when trying to assist, love, and raise men.
M.A.N.-U.P. is an acronym for Master And Nurture (your) Unlimited Potential. This book uses the game of basketball as an analogy to help young males transition into their manhood. Simple language, concrete examples make this book a must for those trying to help a male to man-up!
Have you ever gotten mad to the point that you thought about killing the source of your aggravation? Are you familiar with the notion of being called an "angry Black man?" Have you ever had a desire to stand up in a crowded room (perhaps at school or work) and yelling, "I see what you are trying to do, I am Black not blind!" This book chronicles what it is like to be a Black man in the new south.
Coleman Talmadge Green has everything; a great job, a beautiful family, a new house in the suburbs, an expensive car...and a strong dislike of Black people. What will happen when 5 Black people from his past have their say at determining his future? This modern day morality tale is a gripping and compelling look at racism, greed, lust, fate, and faith. Do you know 5 Black People?