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Concrete Cowboy – a Black Urban Myth

Concrete Cowboy, Black Urban MythBy Keifer Wynn “Go west young man.” America is a restless nation, perpetually in motion, filled with rambunctious, stubbornly independent strivers on vigilant lookout for some inchoate something just over the horizon waiting to be explored or conquered. The pull, the indefinable longing for a world unbounded drives our people from pillar to post, across distances…

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DLI Statement on Recent Tragedies

Every life is precious to God, and all human beings deserve equal protection under the law. Tragically, some lives are still valued less than others. The Douglass Leadership Institute mourns the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other African Americans whom our country failed to protect. We have come so far, but there is much…

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