Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative presents ‘Real Men, Real Talk’

April 7, 2022

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Thursday, March 21, 2022, Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, Be Inspired Works, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Gee’s Clippers hosted the first of a series of forums called “Real Men, Real Talk, Barbershop Series” for men of color here in Milwaukee at Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. “Real Men, Real Talk” is a safe place for men of color to build, connect, discuss, release and find resources to help handle the day-to-day dealings of being a man of color in Milwaukee and America. The series will be every third Monday of the month.

Pictured at the event are (from left) Medical College of Wisconsin Director of Violence Prevention Policy Reggie Moore; Melanated Daddy Owner and Operator Joshua Liston; James Rouse; discussion facilitator Kwabena Antoine Nixon; “Real Men, Real Talk” Project Director Natasha Dotson; Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson; LifeStance Health Services Owner Robert L. Abercrombie, Jr., MS, LPC, NCC; and Gee’s Clippers Owner and Operator Gaulien Smith.