What is Worth Fighting For, an Op Ed from Cidra Sebastien

When black and brown girls are videotaped beating each other down, the blame game quickly starts. It happened when video of a fight at a Brooklyn McDonald’s went viral. Everyone joins in to accuse and shame: What’s wrong with these girls? Where are their parents? It’s...
Bold in Action: Passing it On

Bold in Action: Passing it On

1995 Echoing Green Global Fellow Jason Warwin, co-founder of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol. Offering a peer group that provides guidance and support to Black and Latino kids without a lot of direction is the primary focus of Jason’s org. Watch...
Bro/Sis 8th Annual Womens Tea with Chirlane Mccray

Bro/Sis 8th Annual Womens Tea with Chirlane Mccray

The Sister Sol branch of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol celebrated 15 years of service on December 7, 2013. Columbia University’s Faculty House provided a quaint setting for the event’s nearly 140 participants. Read Full...
Black teen pregnancy hits historic low

Black teen pregnancy hits historic low

New data shows that, in a number of areas — teen pregnancy, violent crime and increasing gradation rates — black youths have made significant gains. Experts say it’s time that the perception matches the reality. Read Full...
Khary Lazarre-White on Chris Hayes

Khary Lazarre-White on Chris Hayes

Executive Director & Co-Founder Khary Lazarre-White featured on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes on Election Night! Commentators discussed governors’ race, democratic wins and landslide victory of Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio. Watch...
Manhood and Violence

Manhood and Violence

I am a social entrepreneur and attorney who co-founded The Brotherhood/Sister Sol – a youth development and community organizing institution nearly 18 years ago. We are based in Harlem, and as a highly successful and evidence based organization, we have traveled the...

Gun Policy and Bloodshed in America

The continued lack of reform to control guns and gun violence in America is shameful and immoral and constitutes an abdication of the responsibility of those in political power. Children are dying all across America in numbers not seen in any other democracy that is...
NY Stop-and-Frisk Victims Win Right to Sue Police

NY Stop-and-Frisk Victims Win Right to Sue Police

After months of heated debate, in a late night session on June 26, New York City Council passed two bills with veto-proof majorities that will increase oversight of the NYPD and strengthen racial profiling. Read...
NV Magazine’s coverage of Voices 9

NV Magazine’s coverage of Voices 9

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) held there 9th annual Voices celebration at Espace on Wednesday May 29th, 2013 in New York City. Watch...