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This video emphasizes the importance of building young black males’ sense of identity and helping them fulfill the responsibilities of manhood. This requires educators to “know” students as individuals in order to effectively teach them. Kafele contends that teachers don’t just teach subjects—they teach students, who come to the classroom with different challenges and experiences, to be acknowledged, respected, and reflected in the curriculum.

Equity

Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life

One of the most vexing problems confronting educators today is the chronic achievement gap between black male students and their peers.