About the Author
A. Wade Boykin is a professor and director of the graduate program in the Department of Psychology at Howard University. He is also the executive director of the Capstone Institute at Howard University. Pedro Noguera is an internationally recognized thought leader on addressing issues of equity and diversity in public schools. He is the Peter L. Agnew Professor at New York University s Steinhardt School of Education, the executive director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, and the co-director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings.