By Stephanie Y. Evans

A source consultant that makes use of African American memoir to handle quite a few concerns on the topic of mentoring and curriculum development.

In this source consultant for fostering adolescence empowerment, Stephanie Y. Evans deals inventive statement on 2 hundred autobiographies that comprise African American go back and forth memoirs of areas around the globe. The narratives are via such famous figures as Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Billie vacation, Maya Angelou, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Muhammad Ali, Richard Pryor, Angela Davis, Condoleezza Rice, and President Barack Obama, in addition to via many lesser-known tourists. The publication addresses various matters regarding mentoring and curriculum improvement. It serves as a device for “literary mentoring,” the place scholars of every age can achieve wisdom and knowledge from texts within the similar method accomplished through one-on-one mentoring, and it additionally offers rules for incorporating those memoirs into classes on background, geography, vocabulary, and writing. targeting 4 major mentoring themes—life, college, paintings, and cultural exchange—Evans encourages readers to sweep the texts for types of ways to regulate attitudes, behaviors, and offerings on the way to be triumphant in transnational settings.

“This ebook offers a brand new and clean technique to take into consideration Black adolescence and problems with empowerment. will probably be a great tool for academics, mom and dad, students, and group organizers, leaders, and activists.” — Valerie Grim, Indiana collage Bloomington

Stephanie Y. Evans is affiliate Professor of African American reviews, Africana Women’s reports, and historical past at Clark Atlanta collage. She is the writer of Black girls within the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An highbrow History and coeditor (with Colette M. Taylor, Michelle R. Dunlap, and DeMond S. Miller) of African american citizens and group Engagement in greater schooling: group carrier, Service-Learning, and Community-Based Research, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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