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Promises Kept Book Excerpt

Excerpt from the new book Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life by Joe Brewster, M.D., and Michèle Stephenson with Hilary Beard.

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Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life (Spiegel & Grau, January 14, 2014), by Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson with Hilary Beard, to coincides with the airing of POV's American Promise. An urgent and groundbreaking practical guide, this is the essential book for parents, caregivers, educators and others concerned about the fate of black boys in America. Where American Promise raises provocative questions, Promises Kept delivers answers, combining insights Brewster and Stephenson derived from their own experiences with the latest research on closing the black male achievement gap and providing readers with an unprecedented toolkit full of practical strategies from infancy through the teenaged years.

From Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life, by Joe Brewster, M.D., and Michèle Stephenson with Hilary Beard, © 2014 by Joe Brewster, M.D., and Michèle Stephenson with Hilary Beard. Reprinted with permission from the author and Spiegel & Grau. www.randomhouse.com





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