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Your Black Education: Book Review of “Reggie Wakes Up”

December 20, 2008 1 comment

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Book Review of “Reggie Wakes Up”
By: Tolu Olorunda
Staff Writer – YourBlackWorld.com

“Under the FUBU is a guru, that’s untapped…”

-Hip-Hop artist, Common, The 6th Sense.

With the recent victory of President-Elect Obama, many have speculated a change of attitude in young black men, vis-à-vis the thirst for educational prowess. Whilst this prediction does seem, by all measures, accurately reflective of the lingering emotion within Black circles, some have suggested the need for a handbook of sorts, as necessary in guiding Black students, male and female, toward a more promising future. Of such is Zekita Tucker, a St. Louis author and publisher, whose advocacy for Black students builds on the legacies established by W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Janice Hale, etc. Zekita Tucker, of fame “Don’t Call Me Nigga http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=blackcommenta-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1604022493,” has a new book out titled, “Reggie Wakes Up http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=blackcommenta-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1605303216.”

Reggie Wakes Up is a blueprint for teachers and students alike – with an emphasis on public schools. [...]

Meant for ages 8 and up, Reggie Wakes Up takes a hard look into the public school system, and its effects on the psyche of Black students [...]

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