ERIC Number: ED393059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Saving the Native Son: Empowerment Strategies for Young Black Males.
Lee, Courtland C.
Achieving manhood has historically been a complex and challenging task for the Black male in America. Therefore Black manhood must be carefully fostered from an early age by major socializing agents and institutions. This book provides school counselors and related professionals with important information about the development of young Black males. It is designed as an action manual for all those concerned about promoting the development of the next generation of African American men. The concepts and programs presented are designed to guide initiatives for promoting the academic, career, and personal-social empowerment of young Black males. Chapters are: (1) The Black Male in Contemporary Society: Social and Educational Challenges; (2) The Psychosocial Development of Black Males: Issues and Impediments; (3) African/African-American Culture: Its Role in the Development of Black Male Youth; (4) "The Young Lions": An Educational Empowerment Program from Black Males in Grades 3-6; (5) "Black Manhood Training": An Empowerment Program for Adolescent Black Males; (6) Tapping the Power of Respected Elders: Ensuring Male Role Modeling for Black Male Youth; (7) Educational Advocacy for Black Male Students; (8) "S.O.N.S.": Empowerement Strategies for African American Parents; (9) "White Men Can't Jump," But Can They Be Helpful? (10) "The Malcolm X Principle: Self-Help for Young Black Males; and (11) A Call to Action: A Comprehensive Approach to Empowering Young Black Males. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Black Education, Black Students, Black Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Intervention, Males, Program Guides, Role Models, School Counseling, School Guidance, Student Characteristics, Student Development
ERIC/CASS Publications, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27413 ($16.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, Greensboro, NC.