Dare To Be King: What If The Prince Lives?


  • Dare to Be King Curriculum

    DareToBeKing Cover (1)The Dare To Be King (DTBK) Curriculum provides community leaders, educators and youth service providers with a model designed to address three main areas in Black male development: anger, decision-making and impulse control. The curriculum is based on hundreds of hours of observation of young males in schools and other environments as well as countless discussions with young males of color and their parents.

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     Urban Health Institute and the Johns Hopkins University Population Center symposium on the “Role of Fathers” https://www.facebook.com/UrbanHealthInstitute?ref=hl
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  • Workshops

    Designed to improve the lives of African-American Males.

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  • Workbooks

    A survivor workbook for African-American males.

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  • Lectures

    Honest and thought provoking motivational speaker.

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 “David Miller is one of America’s leading social entrepreneurs elevating Black male achievement and his Dare to Be King curriculum encourages young men to reach for majestic heights in their lives. Dare to Be King is an essential tool to help young men not only survive, but to thrive through, the many challenges they face.”

Shawn Dove
Campaign for Black Male Achievement
Open Society Foundations

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dtbkOn Aug. 11, 1989, David Miller witnessed the shooting of his friend, Donald Vincent Bentley, on the streets of his native Baltimore. That experience ignited a passion for helping young people of color navigate the difficulties they face growing up in America today.
One product of that passion was the creation of a character-development curricula aimed at middle-school students of color, known as Dare To Be King and Dare To Be Queen (DTBK/Q).
My organization, BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life has been using David's curriculum in our summer learning programs in Baltimore and elsewhere since 2007 because it confronts head-on the challenges that many of our students — whom we call "scholars" — face in their schools and communities: managing anger, making good decisions, developing resiliency and overcoming distractions to succeed in school and in life.
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