Angry on the Outside, Sad on the Inside

Boys at school

Sara Ballarini (CC0)

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When Ashanti Branch first started teaching he noticed that a lot of boys at his school were kind of checked out. They weren’t going to class, they weren’t doing their work, and the majority of them weren’t graduating. So Branch started an afterschool club for boys where he pushed them to take off what he calls the “male mask.”