fredrick scott salyers is an educator, writer, and photographer based in brooklyn, new york. salyers has spent his career dedicated to the academic, personal, and social development of young black men. a morehouse college graduate, salyers has spent his academic career across various fields, including k-12 and higher education. currently, he is a dean of student culture and college readiness instructor at a high school in crown heights, brooklyn. he is also a creative consultant for langston league, a non-profit educating middle school boys on cultural self-awareness and creative writing.

salyers frequently obsesses over all things artistic, #blackboymagic-related, educational, literary, pop culture, queered, and most importantly- shoes. he is currently working on his first novel.

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“health class.”

for the past two weeks, my mind hasn’t been into my job. i’ve honestly felt insulted a few times over these past several days. don’t get me wrong, i love the work that i do. the relationships i’ve built with students have been some of the most rewarding aspects of this work, the most impactful. …

big homie better grow up: important messages about vulnerability

big homie better grow up: important messages about vulnerability formatted by mike muse. influence is evidence of success and legacy, especially within hip hop. shawn carter, famously known as jay-z, has build a legacy that surmounts many of the greats. often misconstrued as the “response” to beyonce’s lemonade, carter’s latest effort offers more than just advice …