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  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99

    With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...

  • Adam! Where Are You?by Jawanza Kunjufu; Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Jr. Wright

    African American Images 1997; US$ 11.95

    Addresses the question of why the church is 75 percent female and offers ways to bring black men back to God. more...

  • There Is Nothing Wrong with Black Studentsby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99

    Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...

  • Faith Nuggets to Live Byby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99

    Combining an insightful read with a daily devotional, this religious companion provides helpful advice for bridging the gap between the biblical and practical meanings of faith. Weighty questions are addressed, such as What is the purpose of faith? How can faith be increased? and What is faith? With ways to apply faith practices in finance, health,... more...

  • An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theoryby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2007; US$ 12.95

    This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts... more...

  • 100+ Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Colorby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2008; US$ 11.95

    Because the attrition rate for new teachers in high-poverty schools averages between 40% and 50% over the first five years of teaching, this investigation offers practical solutions to more than 100 of the daily challenges they face. With an emphasis on pragmatic approaches that can be accomplished in the classroom, the book argues that many of the... more...

  • 200+ Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Colorby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2009; US$ 11.95

    With an emphasis on pragmatic approaches that can be accomplished in the classroom, this almanac of teaching solutions provides inner-city educators with 100 all-new strategies to daily challenges. As turnover rates remain excessively high among teachers in urban schools—83 percent of whom are white females who were ill-prepared by their college programs—the... more...

  • A Brighter Dayby Gail Thompson

    African American Images 2009; US$ 12.95

    Featuring fantastic real-life stories that are contemporary and motivational, this strategy guide for parents provides the necessary tools for those who want to make a difference in their children's education. By addressing difficult issues that have a tendency to distract kids from their studies—such as peer pressure and sexuality—as well as the... more...

  • Understanding Black Male Learning Stylesby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2011; US$ 12.00

    Offering information for use inside and outside of the classroom, this educational resource delineates how black males learn differently from other students and what can be done to most effectively reach them. Outlining the differences as both behavioral (attention span, aggression, maturation, energy level, and pressure from peers) and educational... more...

  • What Is the Role of Teens in Your Church?by Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2011; US$ 12.95

    Exploring the reasons why more than 70 percent of teens stop going to church when they reach adulthood, this impassioned proposal outlines ways that churches can retain their youth populations by giving them opportunities to take on leadership responsibility. Difficult questions, meant to foster self-exploration and self-evaluation within the community,... more...