MARCUS FARROW

To Save Black Boys We Must Teach Them How to Read

by Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Only 12% of Black males are proficient in reading by 8th grade.  If this was the case for White males, the media would categorize this as an epidemic and a national security risk.  If a Black male is not proficient in reading by the 4th grade, they only have a 20% chance of graduating from high school on grade level.  America is not doing very well teaching Black boys how to read in the primary grades.  They are atrocious in the upper grades.  I never imagined when I wrote Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys, that governors were going to use my fourth grade research to build more prisons.

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