Wyatt, S. (2009). The Brotherhood: Empowering Adolescent African-American Males Toward Excellence. Professional School Counseling, 12(6), 463-470.
A review of the literature reveals that African-American males do not achieve at the same academic levels as their White counterparts. This article reports the effectiveness of a school-based male mentoring program established by a professional school counselor in an urban high school that formed a relationship of support for male students enhancing academic achievement. The program incorporates the principles of the ASCA National Model[R], empowerment theory, and “Nguzo Saba.” Results indicate that participation in a mentoring program can improve student academic achievement and foster personal and social growth and aspirations of success. (Contains 1 figure and 3 tables.)
Full article can be found here: