Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Aaron Perry, Dr. Alvin Thomas, and Dr. Logan Edwards, joined by Alphonso Pettis from Milwaukee talking about fostering Black Fatherhood, breaking the myth of uninvolved Black fathers, mental health and raising black men.
More on Aaron Perry and Rebalanced Life: https://rebalanced-life.org/our-founder
More on Dr. Thomas: https://humanecology.wisc.edu/staff/thomas-alvin/ and https://twitter.com/dr_at758
More on Dr. Edwards: https://uwwsports.com/staff-directory/dr-logan-edwards/464 and https://www.uww.edu/umc/why-i-teach/logan-edwards
More information on Mentoring through Arts & Sports Enrichment (M.A.S.E.) in and Mr Pettis at https://www.masemke.com/home and https://twitter.com/nubianpettis
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Photo by Chali Pittman
Mr. Pettis grew up in the Midwest and was introduced to the Martial Arts in 1975. He is most accredited studying Chinese Martial Arts Systems. The year was 1977 when he diligently began training in Shaolin Kempo Karate. Mr. Pettis has trained in boxing, shoot wrestling, Tae Kwon do and other disciplines of Martial Arts. A 7th degree Black belt, Mr. Pettis has been training and studying Martial Arts for over 55 years, dedicating his life to furthering the Martial Arts life-style. Sensei Pettis a youth mentor, Fathers Advocate, and Community activist teaches a program that strives to instill Self-discipline and Moral character to inner-city youth.