Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu was educated at Morgan State, Illinois State, and Union Graduate School. He has been a guest speaker at most universities throughout the U.S., and has been a consultant to most urban school districts. He has authored 40 books including national best sellers, “Black Students: Middle Class Teachers,” “Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education,” “An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne’s Poverty Theory;,” and “Raising Black Boys, Understanding Black Male Learning Styles and Changing School Culture for Black Males.” His latest books are “Educating Black Girls,” “Raising Black Girls,” and “Reading and Writing for Urban Survival.” His work has been featured in Ebony and Essence Magazine, and he has been a guest on BET, MSNBC & Oprah. His work is used in online courses nationwide.