Monday, January 08, 2007

What Black Men Should Do Now: 100 Simple Truths, Ideas, and Concepts

When is the best time to teach a boy to think like a man? When he is a boy.

It used to be family and friends who gave you guidance on how to live in the world. But these days, that help is harder to come by. WHAT BLACK MEN SHOULD DO NOW fills the vacuum by offering practical, plain-talking advice for living a fulfilling, successful life.

-Don’t be an angry black man.

-Have the courage to cry when you are sad.

-Don’t have sex, make love.

-Eat a healthy diet.

-Have the patience of Job.

-If you are over age forty, have regular prostate exams.

-Make peace with the size of your penis.

-Uphold the African-American woman.

-Practice safer sex—always!

-Take the time to meditate

WHAT BLACK MEN SHOULD DO NOW will serve as a wake-up call for some, while providing others with a compass to reclaim their lives through healing old wounds, restoring self-esteem or building character. Men going through a midlife crisis may find solace and gain comfort from it. Mature teen brothers may experience "light-bulb moments" from it. Still, for others, the book may provide them with the reinforcement needed to continue living life to its maximum potential.

Timely, definitive and candid, this groundbreaking book is enlightening yet entertaining for black men—and the women who love and care about them. While the book is targeted to men, women will find it a wonderful guide to give to the men in their lives—husbands, boyfriends, sons, fathers, uncles, grandfathers and friends. Women will read it with great interest and learn ways to help their men live healthful and more rewarding lives.

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