A true glimpse into the journey of African American Males in America.
This book uncovers the research, the historical factors and provides some insight and solutions. Mr. Grant provides a clear perspective on African American Language "Ebonics" and "Urban American English TM. " "Urban American English TM " is a term coined by Reginald Grant, MSEd related to the changes in Urban English."African American males want the same things as everyone else, a family, a job an 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.” Reginald Grant, MSEd
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 perpetuated in mainstream media. In the book we look at the research, the historical factors and hopefully provide some insight and solutions.
Author: Reginald Grant, MSEd
Reginald Grant, MSEd is an English Teacher, author and leading expert on Reaching and Teaching African American and other urban youth. A former NFL player for the New York Jets, he also finds time to serve on several boards of national organizations working with youth. He is the author of “Thoughts of An Urban Teacher” (2017), “Effective Mentoring in the 21st Century” (2017) a workbook, "Success Stories Insights by African American Men" and the workbook for young readers (2016). 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. He is also the author of,”A Case for Bilingual Education” (2015),“A Teacher’s View Education in America.”(2014) and numerous teacher guides, workbooks, and articles.
Has a Master’s in Education, Curriculum, and Instruction with an emphasis in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). He has been a California Certificated English Teacher an English teacher since 2002.