Check out my review of Nas' "Be a Nigger Too" video at Real Talk NY
Michael is Chief Research and Policy Officer for Young Movement Inc. He also is the co-founder and co-director of The Bronx Brotherhood Project, a community-based youth development program designed to provide college readiness and adult male mentorship to low-income Bronx Black and Latino high school males.
Born, raised, and currently living in the South Bronx, he is a political economist, ethnographer, and educator. His writing centers on how innovation and diversity becomes the expertise and cultural capital of millenials. Michael's work in local communities focuses on practices and models that create sustainability, and economic development premised on entrepreneurship, local ownership, social mission-orientated private sector efforts, and the development of small and medium sized businesses.
He has been a contributing writer for the Hip-Hop website Real Talk NY.net and the sports newsletter the TSA Report ; a blogger for the Black culture magazine The Liberator Magazine; and writer/editor of the blog "Ambitionz Az a Writer" www.michaelpartis.blogspot.com