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Recommended Reading

Child Development & Psychology Author/Source
Breaking the Chains of Psychological Slavery Na’im Akbar
Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys Jawanza Kunjufu
Developing Positive Self-Images & Discipline in Black Children Jawanza Kunjufu
Papa Was a Rolling Stone and I Am Too: Paternal Caregiving and Its Influence on the Sexual Behavior of Low-Income African American Men Leigh A. Willis and Leslie F. Clark, Journal of Black Studies
The Warrior Method: A Parents’ Guide to Rearing Healthy Black Boys Raymond A. Winbush
Education
Black Male Student Success in Higher Education Shaun R. Harper, National Black Male College Achievement Study
Breaking Barriers: Plotting the Path to Academic Success for School-Age African American Males Ivory A. Toldson, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Breaking Barriers 2: Plotting the Path Away from Juvenile Detention and Toward Academic Success for School-Age African American Males Ivory A. Toldson, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
National Assessment of Educational Progress (The Nation’s Report Card) National Center for Education Statistics
Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males Schott Foundation for Public Education
A Strong Start: Positioning Young Black Boys for Educational Success Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Life Outcomes
Momentum: Sustaining Efforts to Improve Life Outcomes Among African-American Males Micah Gilmer, Marcus Littles, Ryan Bowers
Why We Can’t Wait: A Case for Philanthropic Action Marcus J. Littles, Ryan Bowers, Micah Gilmer
Media
The Black Image in the White Mind: Media and Race in America Robert M. Entman, Andrew Rojecki
Media Representation and Impact on the Lives of Black Men and Boys The Opportunity Agenda

VIDEO: Black Boys at Puberty

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Psychologist Raymond Winbush describes how teachers regard black boys entering adolescence

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