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Author Hopkins, Ronnie, 1964-

Title Educating Black males : critical lessons in schooling, community, and power / Ronnie Hopkins.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  370.8996073 HOPK {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 145 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, urban voices, urban visions.
SUNY series, urban voices, urban visions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-141) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Black Males Are Dying - An Overview of the Crises Facing American African Males -- 2. "A Program of His Own": The Male Academy Movement -- 3. In the Midst of Storm: A Description of Models -- 4. The New Program: Approaches to Teaching Black Males -- 5. Black Male Culture, Power, and Resistance -- 6. Reclaiming Community, Renaming School: A Community Approach to Teaching Black Males -- 7. Who Will Teach Our Black Males?: "A Call to Action!" -- 8. Conclusion: Ain't Done with My Journey - Teaching for the Promise -- App. A. Black Male School and Program Features -- App. B. Addresses and Contact Numbers for Alternative Schools and Programs for American African Males -- App. C. Interview Excerpts from Phase One Study Participants -- App. D. Parent-Teacher Interviewing Instrument -- App. E. School Interviewing Instrument.
Summary Educating Black Males: Critical Lessons in Schooling, Community, and Power offers insights into how we can create more effective and empowering schools and classrooms for Black males. In addition, it examines the larger social reality of American African males and analyzes theoretical contexts of educational theory and practice in alternative education programs and crisis intervention strategies for Black males. It promotes strategies for enhancement of self-esteem and motivation for learning in Black males, thereby analyzing power relations in the classrooms, schools, and community. It is designed as a resource for those concerned with helping American African males to break free from and defy negative stereotypes and fatalistic imaging.
Subject African American young men -- Education.
African American men -- Education.
Educational innovations -- United States.
Community and school -- United States.
ISBN 0791431584 (pb : alk. paper)
0791431576 (hc : alk. paper)