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AMERICA” MICHAEL MONTGOMERY RETIRED NFL “A HEARTBEAT AWAY FROM Michael Montgomery Retired NFL “A heartbeat away from destiny”Charles Barnes Musician Author“If You keep Going Everything will be Alright”Casey Cummings Branding Professional“The Cummings Family A Family of Success Chase Moore Holy Cross “My Vocation” Zachary Byrge UCLA “Beating the Odds” Troy Durk USC “Humble Beginnings” Caylin L Moore Fulbright Scholar TCU “Life isn’t Easy” Robert Carter Retired LAPD “Take advantage of your Opportunities” Chris Ward Phd Retired NFL All Pro Minister “From a Dumpster to the NFL and beyond” Bishop James E Swanson Sr Minister UMM Don't You Ever Stop Believing In ever stop believing in “Bob” Baddy Retired Dept of Commerce “47 foreign countriesWhat a Journey” 1 Mark Campbell Educator Speaker“Are You Running Away from Something or Sprinting Towards Greatness” Tyrone Tate Educator Entrepreneur How could I be so uniue in overcoming adversity without God Ashley Tucker Actor Writer“Victors not Victims” 16J Everette Pearsall Director Nonprofit “From West Balti to the World”Delmus Harris Law Enforcement Overcoming Destructive Comments from OthersSteven Holden Former NFL player Coach “From Watts to the NFL because I Listened”Reginald Grant Author Educator Speaker“ Stop Pigeonholing Me “and Plus Section Two of the book“Reaching and Teaching African American Males”. ,
Ok at the research the historical factors and hopefully PROVIDE SOME INSIGHT AND REGINALD GRANTHAS A MASTER’S some insight and solutionsAuthor Reginald GrantHas a Master’s Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL He has been an English teacher since 2002 He is a state of California Certificated English Teacher and taught public school for eleven years For the past four years he has focused on research teaching English as a Second Language and speaking In 2011 he served on the CASHEE – California State High School Exit Exam developmentreview panel for English He is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others and sees education as the force for change He is
AN ALUMNI MEMBER OF SIGMA TAU DELTA INTERNATIONAL ENGLISHalumni member of Sigma Tau Delta International English SocietyHe is currently on the board of directors for three non profits NAAAA presenters of the “Watkins Award” for scholar athletes Powers Women’s Network and the GCUMM General Commission on United Methodist Men Prior to entering education he was a businessman and professional athlete New York Jets NFL Ottawa CFL after graduation from the University of Oregon He often speaks on Culturally Inclusive Curriculum ESL Mentoring and the Winners Mindset Visit him online at wwwrgrantcom or wwwafamilyofauthorscom available on com The Success Stories included in the book are as follows Raymond Wright Stanford Student Watkins Award Alumni This new book was released on February 20th 2016 at the Los Angeles Public Library Author Series Literacy is Every Thing Success Stories Insights by African American Men is an inspirational collection of stories by 19 African American Men It also includes researched based information by Reginald Grant MSEd on Reaching and Teaching African American Children A cross generational collection of stories from college students to men in retirement a true glimpse into the ourney of African American Men in America “African American males want the same things as everyone else a family a ob a education the opportunity to live the American dream “ J Everett Pearsall Executive Director of the National Alliance of African American Athletes I nor most African American males don’t want any handouts or hand me downs ust the opportunity to compete on a level playing field But being an African American male #in american is a uniue experience black men # American is a uniue experience Black men our ancestors fathers husbands baby daddies boyfriends nephews and sons they are all of us and it is past time to eradicate the stigmas surrounding African American Males We need to step up to fight the misinformation too often perpetrated in main stream media In the first section of the book
are their Success Stories told by African Men How they have persevered and overcome here in thetheir Success Stories told African American Men How they have persevered and overcome here in the system so heavily stacked against them In the book we lo.