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Defining a culture of care for Black boys

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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.

Viewers submitted questions for speakers by emailing events@brookings.edu or via Twitter @BrookingsGov using #SuccessforBlackBoys.

Agenda

Panel

Tyrone Howard

Professor of Education - UCLA

Director - UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children & Families

Director - UCLA Center for Transformation of School

Julius 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

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