WHY WE DO IT
Education systems are failing African American (AA) boys.
AA Students are 3x more likely to be expelled than White students
Ill Equipped teachers
Teachers who lack cultural competency are less likely to engage, encourage and empower black students
Curriculum based on white narratives create negative internal identity for Black Students
Nationally, only 15% of Black boys read at grade level.
AA males are arrested 5X more than white males
59% of AA males graduate High school, compared to 71% all males