The state of the African American male / edited by Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher and Vernon C. Polite

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Subjects: African American boys--Education
African American young men--Education
African American boys--Social conditions
African American young men--Social conditions
Academic achievement--United States
Educational equalization--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, c2010
Series: Courageous conversations series
Courageous conversations series
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xxviii, 303 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Editor : Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni M., 1971-
Editor : Polite, Vernon C
Notes: LCCN: 2009049806
ISBN: 9780870138706 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0870138707 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: The underachievement of African American males in K-12 education / Deborah A. Harmon and Donna Y. Ford -- Overrepresentation of African American males in special education: a clarion call for action and change / Gilman W. Whiting -- The state of mathematics and science achievement among African American males / Scott Jackson Dantley and Jacqueline Leonard -- Access to technology in the twenty-first century: implications of the digital divide for African American males / Toni Stokes Jones and Nancy Copeland -- All dressed up with no place to go: high school graduation reform and Michigan's African American males / Vernon C. Polite, Cheryl Price, Kristy Lisle -- The call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: implications for school counselors and leaders / Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher and Yvonne Callaway -- The state of public school violence: a quandary / Anthony Troy Adams -- Uneasy ties: race, gender identity, and urban education reform for African American males / James Earl Davis -- Coming out of the HIV/AIDS closet: the disparate impact of HIV/AIDS on African American men / Derrick L. Anderson and Robert W. Simmons III -- A serious dialogue: the influence of hip-hop culture on the status of young African American males / Marwin J. Spiller and Roderic R. Land -- Roots of the Black male challenge: a call for action in Michigan / Gersham Nelson -- African American male collegians and the sword of Damocles: understanding the postsecondary pendulum of progress and peril / M. Christopher Brown II and T. Elon Dancy II -- Toward an understanding of misandric microaggressions and racial battle fatigue among African Americans in historically white institutions / William A. Smith -- It'll be me: empowering African American male students / Wallace Bridges
OCLC Number: 476836820
ISBN/ISSN: 9780870138706
0870138707