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Teenage Ground Zero Attitude of Resistance

Every American parent has experienced the “epic fail” moment of parenting, when over a decade of child rearing meets the teenage ground zero attitude of resistance. Parenting a teen is without discrimination. Continue reading

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Preview from new book “Young Urban Males.”

In 2007, many American urban leaders were introduced to urban gun violence; the newest dilemma eroding the integrity of our “best practice society.” No more simple solutions and punch line words of deterrent like “JUST SAY NO!” Urban gun violence … Continue reading

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Despite Connecticut’s great wealth, one in ten children lives in poverty

Child Poverty in Connecticut: January 2009 Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the nation, which compounded with its highly skilled workforce, makes the cost of living very high.1 The state was one of three states in the nation … Continue reading

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2010 National Report shows Racial gaps in U.S. high schools

The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males President and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, Geoffrey Canada writes… Yes, we need better schools, but we also need to address the problems outside the classroom that derail the … Continue reading

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A new dilemah of Young Urban Males

They point to the lack of recreational activities for children, what some see as the decline in the city’s community policing, the continuing deterioration of black families, gang culture, too many guns, too few jobs. “There are a thousand answers, and they’re all right,” Mr. Abdussabur says. “And there are a thousand questions, and they’re all legitimate.”
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Announcing “Young Urban Males” Interactive Blog

Just three days left in the countdown for the official activations of one of the most needed interactive self-help blogs on the web. Young Urban Males is an informational problem solving blog that takes on the very challenging questions, issues, … Continue reading

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Early Violent Death Among Delinquent Youth: A Prospective Longitudinal Study

Published online June 1, 2005 PEDIATRICS Vol. 115 No. 6 June 2005, pp. 1586-1593 (doi:10.1542/peds.2004-1459)   Objective. Youth processed in the juvenile justice system are at great risk for early violent death. Groups at greatest risk, ie, racial/ethnic minorities, male … Continue reading

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The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Black Males in Urban Schools

A CALL FOR CHANGE THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO  THE OUTCOMES OF BLACK MALES IN URBAN SCHOOLS Research Conducted by The Council of the Great City Schools,  October 2010 The nation’s young Black males are in a … Continue reading

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Pay Now or Pay Later

     What is too much of how much to spend on a child’s safety? And if we come up with a price is it more like a down payment on the child’s life or are we putting their development   … Continue reading

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Teenage gun violence hits high schools again?

A 15 year-old White male teenage sophomore student at a northeast Wisconsin high school, took his classmates and teacher hostage on November 29, 2010 for approximately 5-6 hours. Police responded to the scene and a standoff with police ensued. The … Continue reading

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