From At Risk to At Promise: Developing Scholar Identities Among Black Males

  title={From At Risk to At Promise: Developing Scholar Identities Among Black Males},
  author={Gilman W. Whiting},
  journal={Journal of Advanced Academics},
  pages={222 - 229}
Black males and females are consistently underrepresented in gifted programs. Just as unfortunate, countless reports and studies indicate that too many Black males are not succeeding in school settings. A scholar identity model, grounded in various achievement-based theories, is shared in this article as one solution to addressing the educational and social plight of Black male adolescents. In addition to presenting the model, suggestions for prevention and intervention are provided. 

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