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We Dare Say Love: Supporting Achievement in the Educational Life of Black Boys
We Dare Say Love takes up the critically important issue of what it means to educate Black male students in a large urban district. It chronicles the development and implementation of the African American Male Achievement Initiative in Oakland Unified School District, following a small group of Black male educators who changed district policy and practice to create a learn ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 28th 2018 by Teachers College Press
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This book has particular significance for me because it is focused on education in a place I used to live (Oakland, CA), and is informing the work at my current place of employment. I appreciate many of the arguments it makes and the justification for targeted universalism, while still bringing up the critique of leaving out black girls and treating black boys as if they are something that needs fixing. I'll be interested to hear the discussion this book generates. ...more