Watson, J. E. (2014). Five brothers: A passion for research on the black male experience draws ‘dream team’ together.Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 31(1), 8.
“Collectively [they] have changed the paradigm of success in the academy” says Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, an associate professor in the Counseling Psychology Program at Howard University and the deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Do you know Lamont Flowers?”‘ What was attractive to each man about Brothers of the Academy is that each was studying and working at predominantly White institutions as lone academics, making the “synergy of coming together” even more powerful, says Lewis, who is the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the founding executive director of its Urban Education Collaborative, which is dedicated to disseminating research on the improvement of teaching and learning in urban schools.
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