Beyond Stereotypes in Black and White: How Everyday Leaders Can Build Healthier Opportunities for African American Boys and Men exposes the daily plight of African American boys and men, identifying the social and policy infrastructure that ensnares them in a downward spiral that worsens with each exposure to our system that offers unemployment, low-wage work, marginalization, and incarceration. The book examines why African American boys and men are more sickly and die younger than any other racial group in the United States, have very few health coverage options, and are consistently incarcerated at rates that are wildly disproportionate to their representation of the U.S. population; and it documents how this tremendous injustice comes with a cost that burdens all groups in American society, not just African Americans. Additionally, the author challenges readers to see that all of us must act individually and collectively to right this social wrong.... siding, gutters, landscaping, electrical, Heating, Venting aamp; Air Conditioning, plumbing, drywall, painting, flooring and inspection. ... Jails to Nails works insofar as giving an individual coming home a job and some income. ... to do the seemingly small jobs like repairing a bathroom in the home of an elderly individual who could not afford the repair without ... the moment, but there are some strong supporters, Ellison points out, such as Home Depot, who aquot;has been wonderful in that theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Beyond Stereotypes in Black and White: How Everyday Leaders Can Build Healthier Opportunities for African American Boys and Men|
|Author||:||Henrie M. Treadwell|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2013-01-09|