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Special Guests

Our campers are in for another treat tomorrow! We have TWO special guests. Multi-producer, songwriter, musician, music director, Detroit native Thaddeus Dixon is stopping by to talk to our beatmaking/songwriting class. As well as actress and Detroit native Chanté Adams talking to our acting class!

We are so excited to welcome these two amazingly talented human beings to #keys2lifesummercamp !!!

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Struggles To Success

September 1, 2019

Today my family planned to start our staycation and tonight is our nonprofit The Yunion’s annual Staff & Volunteer Appreciation Day and we were all meeting up for dinner. Unfortunately the alarm system on our newly acquired building was not functioning properly, so I had to stay here until “help” arrived.

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RECEIVING AFFIRMATION

August 31, 2019

My brothers: When we cannot receive love and affirmation from each other—we will never be able to attain the healing we so desperately desire. Living in a state of heartache, wearies the soul and takes the life out of living. I know this pain so well, which is why I #CryLikeAMan daily until we can collectively heal and be whole. 

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Never Take The Detour

August 31, 2019

As many of you know, it took two years for our nonprofit The Yunion to fundraise enough money to purchase a 15,000 sft building to expand The Cave of Adullam and our other life changing programs. 

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The Path To Healing

August 31, 2019

The path to healing isn’t easy—comprehensive manhood requires courageous transparency. As long as we are more concerned about our image, the pain will always stay within—suppressing what we really feel and who we really are.

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 Iyanla Vanzant used CryLikeAMan Book

August 26, 2019

I was humbled when Iyanla Vanzant used my book #CryLikeAMan as a resource on her show, but tonight I was encouraged by her words and blessed by her presence! Thank you Iyanla!

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PURGING PASSIVITY

August 25, 2019

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers it.”

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The Yunion Behind The Scenes Shots for Upcoming Film

August 25, 2019

“Hold up…  you said The Yunion is coming out with another film???”

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Happy Birthday to our founder Shärath Jason Wilson!

August 21, 2019

Happy Birthday to our founder Shärath Jason Wilson! Thank you for your unyielding sacrifice and commitment to #SavingBoys!

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Words Of A Wise Elder

August 20, 2019

One of my friends sent me this video and I was so blessed hearing the words of a wise elder regarding his thoughts after reading #CryLikeAMan.

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ALLOW YOURSELF TO HAVE WEAK MOMENTS INSTEAD OF A WEAK MINDSET

August 18, 2019

Brother Devon, I too allowed misconstrued masculinity hinder my expression of love for my daughter. I will never forget when she slammed her finger in my car door at 8 years old. She showed no emotion to the pain because at that time in my life, I didn’t know how to #CryLikeAMan—I just a male defined only by masculine attributes.

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Deal With Yourself

August 14, 2019

The hardest thing for a man to do is deal with himself—introspectively confront his own emotional pain and trauma, so that he can stop unjustly inflicting it on others.

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Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp Song

August 13, 2019

We are still receiving so many testimonies from our campers and their parents regarding the positive life-changing impact our Keys 2 Life Performing Arts Summer Camp has had!

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The Freedom to Lament!

August 12, 2019

Although it’s not all good, all the time—still shine!

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Moment with Tracy Martin

August 9, 2019

I was humbled to be honored by The Trayvon Martin Foundation Circle of Fathers and yesterday it was sobering to shake the hand of brother Tracy Martin at #NABJ19.

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Thank you Donna Briggs!

August 9, 2019

It’s been a very busy day at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Miami.

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Jason Wilson on The Karen Hunter Show

August 8, 2019

It was an honor to be a guest on The Karen Hunter Show via SiriusXM Urban View! Great conversation about misconstrued masculinity and how comprehensive manhood will liberate men from emotional incarceration.

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