Newark, New Jersey, is resilient, powered by hard-working men and women. But unfortunately, in this city and so many others, the notions of both masculinity and identity are complicated. Men, for instance, aren’t expected to do things like be teachers or work with kids. The truth is, as a young black male, I wish that […]
Author Archives: Bilal Walker
Bilal Walker is a teacher and assistant dean at KIPP TEAM Academy, a middle school in Newark, New Jersey.