Access to one (1) year for the online course materials. Success Stories, Insights by African American Men. With this workbook, students can read interesting stories and improve academic skills, including critical thinking (extraction of facts from each story and pre-writing organization). Students can compare their lives to the stories in the text and develop essays. This is accomplished by reading the text and using the tools after each story and in the back of the text.
"Success Stories: Insights by African American Men" is an inspirational collection of stories by 19 African American Men. It also includes researched based information by Reginald Grant, MSEd on Reaching and Teaching African American Children. A cross generational collection of stories from college students to men in retirement, a true glimpse into the journey of African American Men in America. “African American males want the same things as everyone else, a family, a job a education, the opportunity to live the American dream. “ J. Everett Pearsall , Executive Director of the National Alliance of African American Athletes. I, nor most African American males don’t want any handouts or hand me downs, just the opportunity to compete on a level playing field. But, being an African American male in American is a unique experience. Black men are our ancestors, fathers, husbands, baby daddies, boyfriends, nephews and sons,—they are all of us—and it is past time to eradicate the stigmas surrounding African American Males. We need to step up to fight the misinformation too often perpetrated in main stream media. In the first section of the book are their Success Stories, told by African American Men. How they have persevered and overcome here in the American system so heavily stacked against them.In the book we look at the research, the historical factors and hopefully provide some insight and solutions.