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Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Why Are Only 18 Percent of Black Females Proficient in Reading?

Why are Black girls having such a difficult time learning to read? Why has America been so silent? We hear so much about the fact that only 12 percent of Black boys in eighth grade are proficient in reading.1 While we understand Black boys are on life support, Black girls are in critical condition. Have …

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Nothing Wrong

There is Nothing Wrong With Black Students Black Students Score Above the National Average in 3,000+ Schools! (Chicago, IL, March 1 2012) – African American students are driving positive academic change in some public schools nationwide, says Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, national education consultant and author of the newly released There Is Nothing Wrong With Black Students. …

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