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Men Making a Difference Round Table

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Educational Journal

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Professor Mike Anothony, host of Educational Journal’s Men Making a Difference Round Table will examine the multiple roles and responsibilities of the African American Male in a three part series, where he will discuss a variety of challenges confronting the African American male. In the week’s first show Professor Anthony will explore steps dads and other significant male role models in the lives of children can do to increase their parental engagement with regards to the academic lives of children. In week two, Professor Anthony will examine the impact of the high drop out rate of African America males with a leading school based counselor who is currently working with this special population in Pittsburgh Public Schools. Week three, Professor Anthony will expand the conversation on the importance of education, with a review of the admission and retention of African American males in postsecondary institutions. Professor Anthony’s guest will be Dr. Wayne Beckles, who has become a leading researcher in the area of African American men and their academic achievement.