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Baltimore native, David Miller, has received international acclaim for Dare to Be King: What If the Prince Lives. A Survival Workbook for African American Males, a thought provoking, 52-week curriculum teaching adolescent males how to survive and thrive in toxic environments.

In 2015, Miller collaborated with the SALT Project on a short video titled Get Home Safely (10 Rules of Survival if stopped by the Police). The groundbreaking video outlines steps for navigating police encounters, was nominated for an Emmy and has been featured by the BBC, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, Huffington Post U.S. & Canada and hundreds of other media outlets.

Armed with a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Baltimore and a Master’s degree from Goucher College, Miller frequently leads intergenerational conversations with men and boys focused on fatherhood, boyhood, parenting, mental health, managing anger, decision making, healthy relationships and alternatives to violence.

Currently, a Ph.D. student in the School of Social Work at Morgan State University, Miller has written several children’s books, including Khalil’s WayThe Green Family FarmGabe & His Green Thumb & They Look Like Me (coloring book). Other books he’s written include Lessons We Learned from Our Fathers, Raising Him Alone (Strategies for single mothers raising a male child) and Healing the Healer: Self-care Manual for Professionals in the Field (in press Spring 2020).

Miller is a consultant with the National Mentoring Resource Center (providing technical assistance to mentoring programs – an effort funded through The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention and The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (providing technical assistance to federal initiatives for fathers and families).

Miller is married and raising three children in Washington, DC.

Recently, Mr. Miller was on our show talking about Parenting Black Children.

During the conversation, Mr. Miller talked about:

– Some of his background
– Memories of him being raised by his parents in a tough Baltimore neighbourhood experiencing trauma and loss
– Some of the values his parents instilled in him
– Realizing at a young age that he wanted to be a global citizen, the importance of reading and the importance of Black parenting especially parenting young Black men
– Some of the challenges parenting Black children today compared to when he was a child
– The impact of technology on parenting
– The importance of parents realizing that they are their child’s first teacher
– Parenting in America compared to parenting in Ghana

You can contact Mr. Miller via:

Dare To Be A King
Twitter
Dare To Be A King – Facebook
Instagram

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


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