This book could be a life changer.
Define Yourself, Redefine the World: A Guided Journal for Black Boys and Men (2012), penned by Brandon Frame of The Black Man Can, is a powerful journal specifically designed for Black boys and men to engage in critical thought and reflection. In the 284 pages of the journal, Black boys and men have an opportunity to create a vision and plan for ameliorating their own lives in their own language. Never has there been a personal journal produced solely for Black boys and men. Through this journal, they are provided with space to express their thoughts on a range of issues and respond to essential questions. Powerful quotations from accomplished Black men have been carefully selected and masterfully deployed by Brandon Frame to inspire critical thought.
An extensive body of empirical research has evinced that Black male students throughout the educational pipeline academically underperform all students. In the face…
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