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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • H.Y.P.E.by Aida McClellan Winfrey

    African American Images 2009; US$ 11.95

    Therapists and counselors looking for a bold new approach to reach their teen clients will appreciate this compendium of guidance techniques, which employs examples from hip-hop culture and its impact on black youth. Professionals striving to speak a language that means something to today's disaffected urban teen will relish the valuable resources... 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...

  • Reducing the Black Male Dropout Rateby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2010; US$ 10.99

    Outlining the 10 most significant reasons behind the high drop-out rate amongst black male students, this guide provides more than 30 solutions towards addressing this national crisis. Revealing that currently close to one half of black males do not graduate from high school, this exploration pursues the causes behind this alarming statistic and looks... more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • Satan, I'm Taking Back My Health!by Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2000; US$ 12.95

    This unique look at health care interprets scriptures of the Bible and adapts and applies the wisdom found there to modern ways of life. These scriptures teach that the prevention of diseases is not in the hands of doctors, but rather in what individuals eat and how they live. Health-minded Americans will learn how to avoid the disease-causing preservatives,... 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...