Iyanla Vanzant attends the 46th NAACP Image Awards

*Life coach Iyanla Vanzant returns to the “House of Healing” for a three-part, multi-week episode focusing on ‘fixing the broken hearts and spirits of six black men.

The participants include a man attempting to build a life for himself after numerous stints in jail, a former singer who struggles with feelings of abandonment, and a father looking to mend a relationship with his famous socialite daughter. All the men are struggling with their identities due to the effects of feeling criminalized, dehumanized and victimized by society.

In three groundbreaking episodes (October 29, November 5 and November 12), Iyanla will explore each man’s story and reject the narrow parameters society uses to define manhood, and to also help each define themselves in ways that honor their strengths, culture and relationship to society.

Check out a sneak peek + clips from the episode below:

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The Deeply Personal Reasons Iyanla Is Dedicated to Stopping the Suffering of Black Men

For Iyanla, fixing a black man’s heart isn’t only vital for society; it’s also deeply personal. As she welcomes six black men into her House of Healing, the life coach opens up about how her family experiences have led her to this moment, and explains why men like her father and brother need healing.

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Michael McCary of Boyz II Men Fame Sums Up His Feelings About His Ex-Bandmates

Many people know him as Mike Bass of Boyz II Men, but this 44-year-old singer has joined Iyanla’s “House of Healing” to address who he is as Michael McCary, the person, not the performer. The big issue Michael must confront is his sense of abandonment, which he experienced in 2003 when he and Boyz II Men parted ways. Here, Michael opens up about the “betrayal” and “broken bond” with which he has been struggling.

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Singer Kevin McCall Tearfully Explains What His Dad Misunderstood About Him

Kevin McCall has long struggled to express his anger constructively, having always been encouraged by his father to “win” physical fights. Now, in an emotional one-on-one session with Iyanla, Kevin opens up about what he wishes his father understood about him all those years ago: “I wasn’t a wimp. I was just a good person.”

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To meet the men of Iyanla’s House of Healing click here.