Newly revised and updated. Provides national achievement data and outlines a clear, cohesive set of strategies dealing with such issues as: Black male culture; peer pressures which devalue academic achievement; media images which promote non-Standard English usage and a thuggish image; developing grading methodology and instructional practices which meet student needs; building relationships between home and school that is driven by a shared mission; and why the college-bound message is one that Black males must begin hearing in elementary school.
"Bare With Me" is a literary whirlwind with heartbreak, vulnerability and survival spinning in its vortex. Duchess uses a gamut of 18 poems to provide an emotional perspective of spiritual evolution through
An author, attorney and motivational speaker, Pamela Samuels Young spent fifteen years as Managing Counsel for Toyota, specializing in labor and employment law. While still practicing law, Pamela began