Anthony Sampson has understood the value of mentorship since he was a young man. Growing up in Houston, he had a mentor who helped him see the importance of volunteering and giving back to his community. By the time he graduated from college and settled in Dallas, he knew he wanted to share some of that wisdom and experience with the next generation. The organization matches Black male mentors with mostly young Black men to help them live up to their potential and contribute to society. By building character and producing leaders, Black Men works toward improving the whole community. According to Sampson, strong mentorship can help young people develop the skills they need "to understand how to deal with issues in life from a positive perspective. Kynsington Hobbs is one of them. Now a senior in high school, Hobbs began a mentorship with Anthony Sampson when he was He says working with Sampson changed his perspective of what success can look like in the African-American community, especially for kids who don't have dads in the picture.
Although the study, published by the Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of New York Academy of Medicine , is a small one, the researchers said it offers a window into a risky sex behavior that has so far been given little legitimacy. More than half of the girls who reported experiencing group sex said they had been coerced into doing so, according to the study. Many admitted they had been "liquored up" on alcohol and drugs, often against their will. The average age of the first group-sex experience was Rothman interviewed females between the ages of 14 and 20 who had used a community or school-based health center to see if they had ever had sex with multiple partners. These girls had sought help at the clinics for a variety of reasons from strep throats to sprained ankles, not just for reproductive care. An estimated 7. Those girls were also five times more likely than those who did not have group sex to have watched pornography in the last month. In those who said they had group sex, 45 percent reported having sex without a condom in a recent encounter. They also were more likely to smoke cigarettes, have been a victim of dating violence or had a sexually transmitted disease diagnosis.
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Amanda Batchelor , Managing Editor. According to an arrest report, the victim and her legal guardian went to the Aventura Police Department last month and the girl told police that she had met the defendant the morning of Oct. The teen said she began talking to Gianfranco Lombardi, 28, and they both told each other their ages.
T eenagers and young adults are engaging in a wider variety of sexual practices than they did 20 years ago, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers analyzed more than 45, interviews from three surveys of British residents ages 16 to 24, conducted every decade. The people interviewed in the first survey were born in the s, while those in the most recent survey were born between in the s. In all three surveys over the year period, vaginal sex was the most common sexual practice. But the percentages of sexually active people who also reported having had oral and anal sex in the last year increased over time, from 1 in 10 people in to 1 in 4 men, and 1 in 5 women, in Between the first and second decade, that increase was most notable among to year-olds.