—. Writer, educator, publisher. Jawanza Kunjufu has dedicated his career to addressing the ills afflicting black culture in the United States, working. Jawanza Kunjufu author information including a biography, photograph, list of published books, video, interviews, articles, book reviews and more. Jawanza Kunjufu is the author of over 25 books including national bestsellers, Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys, State of Emergency: We Must .
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Kunjufu sees black males as caught in a self-perpetuating cycle of failure, in which the absence of stable, successful adult role models ensures that young blacks will do poorly in school, turn to street life, and father yet another generation of boys without adequate male role models.
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Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can’t read it easily. The fruit of these observations was the publication of Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys —probably Kunjufu’s best-known book—in which he analyzes and offers alternatives to the frequent failure of black males in school and in the marketplace. Kunjufu taught in an Africentric school. This book answers such questions as: Advice for parents, educators, community, and church members is provided in this guide for ensuring that African American boys grow up to be strong, committed, and responsible African American men.
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InKunjufu opened a retail bookstore for African American Images which has since grown to be one of the largest black-owned bookstores in the country, with over 10, square feet of space and over 4, titles.
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This work dissects kubjufu issues as the disproportionate number of black girls suspended from school; the low expectations of teachers; and the small number of African American girls who pursue careers in science, jawanzw, engineering, and mathematics. This conclusion supports Kunjufu’s belief in the utmost importance of parental interest and support for schoolwork, along with the stimulation and challenge of a talented teacher. He is the founder and president of African American Images, a Chicago-based publishing company that sponsors dozens of workshops intended to help educators and parents develop practical solutions to the problems of child-rearing in what he perceives to be a racist society.
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