• The Trouble with Black Boys

  • ...And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education
  • By: Pedro A. Noguera
  • Narrated by: David Baker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)

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The Trouble with Black Boys

By: Pedro A. Noguera
Narrated by: David Baker
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Publisher's summary

For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators, who should be committed to helping young people realize their intellectual potential as they make their way toward adulthood, have a responsibility to help them find ways to expand identities related to race, so that they can experience the fullest possibility of all that they may become. 

In this brutally honest - yet ultimately hopeful - book, Pedro Noguera examines the many facets of race in schools and society, and reveals what it will take to improve outcomes for all students. From achievement gaps to immigration, Noguera offers a rich and compelling picture of a complex issue that affects all of us. 

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