Core Books for Raising Boys into Successful Black Men

A Listmania! list by E. Curry, EDC Creations CEO "Marketing and Branding Consultant" (Maryland/DC)
The list author says: "Here are a few books that parents can use to help guide them in raising strong and wise black men."
The Trouble With Black Boys: ...And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education
1.  The Trouble With Black Boys: ...And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education by Pedro Noguera
$14.26   Used & New from: $7.77
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys
2.  Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu
$15.13   Used & New from: $6.79
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Raising Black Boys
3.  Raising Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu
$16.81   Used & New from: $9.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Kill Them Before They Grow: Misdiagnosis of African American Boys in American Classrooms
4.  Kill Them Before They Grow: Misdiagnosis of African American Boys in American Classrooms by Michael Porter
$7.38   Used & New from: $3.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

The Warrior Method: A Parents' Guide to Rearing Healthy Black Boys
5.  The Warrior Method: A Parents' Guide to Rearing Healthy Black Boys by Raymond A. Winbush
$11.56   Used & New from: $2.61
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Motivating and Preparing Black Youth for Success
6.  Motivating and Preparing Black Youth for Success by Jawanza Kunjufu
$8.96   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Developing Positive Self-Images & Discipline in Black Children
7.  Developing Positive Self-Images & Discipline in Black Children by Jawanza Kunjufu
$9.84   Used & New from: $3.44
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education
8.  Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education by Jawanza Kunjufu
$13.13   Used & New from: $4.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Black Metropolis : A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City
9.  Black Metropolis : A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City by St. Clair Drake
Used & New from: $15.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews)

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Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity (Law, Meaning, and Violence)
10.  Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity (Law, Meaning, and Violence) by Ann Arnett Ferguson
$19.93   Used & New from: $10.59
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Bringing the Black Boy to Manhood: The Passage
11.  Bringing the Black Boy to Manhood: The Passage by Nathan Hare
Used & New from: $7.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Richard Wright's Black Boy (American Hunger): A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)
12.  Richard Wright's Black Boy (American Hunger): A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism) by William L. Andrews
$45.00   Used & New from: $2.00

Raising Black Children: Two Leading Psychiatrists Confront the Educational, Social and Emotional Problems Facing Black Children (Plume)
13.  Raising Black Children: Two Leading Psychiatrists Confront the Educational, Social and Emotional Problems Facing Black Children (Plume) by Alvin F. Poussaint
$23.76   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Black Boys Can Make It: How They Overcome the Obstacles to University in the UK and USA
14.  Black Boys Can Make It: How They Overcome the Obstacles to University in the UK and USA by Cheron Byfield
$27.83   Used & New from: $1.76

The Black Book: Diary of a Teenage Stud, Vol. I: Girls, Girls, Girls
15.  The Black Book: Diary of a Teenage Stud, Vol. I: Girls, Girls, Girls by Jonah Black
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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He Talk Like a White Boy: Reflections of a Conservative Black Man on Faith, Family, Politics, and Authenticity
16.  He Talk Like a White Boy: Reflections of a Conservative Black Man on Faith, Family, Politics, and Authenticity by Joseph C. Phillips
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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101 Things Every Boy/Young Man of Color Should Know
17.  101 Things Every Boy/Young Man of Color Should Know 
Used & New from: $42.27
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Playbook for Christian Manhood: 12 Key Plays for Black Teen Boys
18.  Playbook for Christian Manhood: 12 Key Plays for Black Teen Boys by James C. Perkins
$12.60   Used & New from: $4.21
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Buppies, B-boys, Baps, And Bohos: Notes On Post-soul Black Culture
19.  Buppies, B-boys, Baps, And Bohos: Notes On Post-soul Black Culture by Nelson George
$13.81   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Failing boys?
20.  Failing boys? by Epstein
$41.38   Used & New from: $0.86

Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir
21.  Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir by Lincoln M. Alexander
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Black Masculinities and Schooling: How Black Boys Survive Modern Schooling
22.  Black Masculinities and Schooling: How Black Boys Survive Modern Schooling by Tony Sewell
Used & New from: $25.00
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Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
23.  Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood by William S. Pollack
$13.59   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
24.  Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Teresa Barker
$9.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Journey That Brought Me to Glory: The Black Boy, the Marine, and the Christian
25.  The Journey That Brought Me to Glory: The Black Boy, the Marine, and the Christian by J. Brian Purdie
$7.72
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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