Black boys enter the world with promise and dreams just like white boys across the globe. Yet, our current institutions and practices in the United States make realizing those dreams challenging, often from as early as preschool. How do we create the conditions for success for Black boys?
On October 31, the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative at Brookings held an event to elevate innovative thinking about approaches and policies that ensure the well-being and success of Black boys, both within and outside of the formal school setting. Two of the nation’s foremost experts on Black male success, Julius Davis and Tyrone Howard, joined Camille Busette in conversation to discuss how to create a culture of care that promotes the success of Black boys.
PanelistTyrone Howard Professor of Education - UCLA, Director - UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children & Families, Director - UCLA Center for Transformation of SchoolJulius L. Davis Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Mathematics Education - University System of Maryland, Founding Director, Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers - Bowie State University