Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Less about race, more about posturing. The growing Poly-Ethnic Society

Photo: Steve Stout
The millennium youth are growing up in a society that is becoming less concerned about racial identity. Between 1 -7 marriages are mixed-marriages while Black women are now less likely to become or remain married. Children are growing in a poly-ethnic environment.

As parents, elders, and mentors we might consider this paradigm shift as we continue to guide our children.  How has hip-hop influenced mainstream pop culture? Hear how former music executive Steve Stoute, became the CEO of ad agency Translation, and, how he broke down cultural boundaries by bringing the untapped resource of hip-hop into the world of marketing.

The 1st video can be accessed here: http://youtu.be/Q3HQ7fyd4eQ
The 2nd video can be accessed here: http://youtu.be/m4ectOe6X-E
The 3rd video can be accessed here: http://youtu.be/54oW_6kUIGw
The Golden Fold Mentor Movement serves youth (males and females) aged 11 – 18 by providing seminar based Big-Brother-type activities in Virginia Beach, Virginia. We employ a Bonding-Presentation-Guidance model. Contact: thegoldenfold @ yahoo (dot) com or call 757-401-1240. The Golden Fold is a "Brothers and Others" Community Improvement activity of the Gamma Xi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi and an Social Action project of the Men of S.A.B.B. of Virginia Beach's Tidewater Community College.