A Strength of the Mind:
Educating Our Black Boys –
A Woodson/Franklin Talk Saturday, September 19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
How do we raise black boys in a society that has targeted them at birth? Is black male achievement a myth or reality? Join scholars Dr. Raymond Winbush and Dr. Kaye Whitehead for a conversation on raising and educating black boys intoday’s society. Dr. Raymond Winbush, the Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University, will speak to strategies for increasing black male achievement in our school systems. He is also the author of The Warrior Method: A Program for Rearing Healthy Black Boys. Dr. Whitehead of Loyola University will discuss her latest book, Letters to My Black Sons: Raising Boys in Post-Racial America. This program is in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH) and its Baltimore City branches.