Amarr Murphy-Paine: Honoring One of Our Own

By MUST / July 2, 2024

As a close-knit chosen family, it is with great sadness that we write this section – saying goodbye to one of our own, way too soon. In the early afternoon of June 6th, 17-year-old M.U.S.T. Mentee Amarr Murphy-Paine was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight outside of his high school. Amarr…

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Growth Outlook is a M.U.S.T.

By MUST / June 3, 2024

Our Board members are vital as we look to the future growth of our organization. This month, we want to recognize one of our trusted Board Members – Robert Fulton II, who is an Attorney at Fulton Law PLLC. We are grateful for his time spent to lead Black males towards their continued liberation. Also a…

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Family is a M.U.S.T. – The Love of a Mother

By MUST / April 30, 2024

Our program could not be successful without the support and love of the Mentee’s families, especially the mothers and mother figures as we celebrate Mother’s Day in May! So this month, we are highlighting Ms. Emijah Smith, a mother of both an 11th grader and a 9th grader who are a part of the M.U.S.T.…

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Access is a M.U.S.T.

By MUST / April 2, 2024

Creating opportunities for our Mentees and Mentors to experience the world in ways that challenge and inspire them is essential in guiding them on their path to liberation. Introducing M.U.S.T. Mentees and Mentors to places and activities that have historically been difficult — if not impossible for underserved Black males to access — help provide…

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Community is a M.U.S.T.

By MUST / March 11, 2024

March is Women’s History Month, and one of our biggest champions and most essential collaborators is Ms. Porcia Beard, the Attendance Intervention & Success Coordinator at Garfield High School. Having worked closely with M.U.S.T. for approximately the past 6 years, she has been a powerhouse that continues to make M.U.S.T. successful in helping young Black…

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Quentin Berry is M.U.S.T. History

By MUST / February 1, 2024

Every month is Black History Month here at M.U.S.T. and February is no exception. With the highlight of this month, we want to take the opportunity to highlight one of our very own alumni, how being a part of the program has impacted him and how he’s taken it into his life after M.U.S.T. What…

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