Come on, people : on the path from victims to victors / Bill Cosby & Alvin F. Poussaint
Book | Thomas Nelson | 2007
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xviii, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
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Includes index.
Contents
What's going on with black men? -- It takes a community -- We all start out as children -- Teach your children well -- The media you deserve -- Healthy hearts and minds -- The high price of violence -- From poverty to prosperity.
What's going on with black men? Build on our legacy ; Acknowledge the problem ; Face the facts ; Keep your cool, but not too cool ; Turn off the heat ; Get smart about sex ; Tone down the culture ; Walk back in ; Sisters, hang in there ; Strive to succeed ; Give fatherhood a second chance ; Role models, please apply ; Don't count out the ex-offenders ; Claim your children -- It takes a community. Go tell Pharaoh ; Break the shackles ; Think freedom ; Remember the triumphs ; Reject victimhood ; Define the village and defend it ; Walk the walk ; Help carry the cross ; Replace victimhood with neighborhood ; Speak up, speak out ; Talk to the police ; Take back the community ; Make a difference ; Stand on their shoulders -- We all start out as children. It all starts with choice ; Some good ways to say welcome to the world ; Let's not forget the mother ; Good ideas on making the baby feel at home ; Key concepts in bringing up baby ; Several good reasons to spare the rod ; Some scars never heal ; When domestic violence gets out of hand ; Raising victorious children ; Some good ways to discipline children ; Getting the community involved ; Ways to build strong bodies and minds ; Thoughts on raising black children in the United states ; Understanding children in transition ; Some ideas on protecting your teens ; Raising victors -- Teach your children well. Pass it on ; Inspire the children ; Save our schools ; Take advantage of every opportunity ; Turn off the TV ; Love those little ones ; You've got to believe! ; Keep those kids in school ; Keep those kids out of prison ; Keep the faith ; Get the kids a pro when needed ; Find helpful adult allies ; Protect your child ; Reinforce standard English ; Back off the rap ; Respect our elders ; Talk to your students ; Don't overlook your community college.
The media you deserve. Watch with your children ; Keep the TVs out of the bedrooms ; Don't let the kids watch too much of anything ; Use the media to educate ; Don't forget TV's limits ; Keep the kids engaged ; Cool the violence ; Accept the responsibility ; Walk away ; Don't fall for the stereotype ; Respect yourselves ; Don't imitate the slave masters ; Chill the sex ; Protect your young ones ; Watch your health ; Warn your kids ; Shield your kids ; Trust, but verify -- Healthy hearts and minds. Think holistically ; Don't be passive about your health ; Overcome the past ; Protect our children ; Seize the day ; Teach your children well ; Slow down on the fast food ; Work together ; Eat together as a family ; Watch everyone's weight ; Pass on the salt ; Keep a lookout for diabetes ; Remember Mr. tooth decay ; Control your cancer risks ; Speak out about HIV/AIDS ; Respect your lungs ; Respect your mind ; Lose the guns and the rage ; Face up to mental health issues ; Encourage culturally competent care -- The high price of violence. Change the things you can ; Avoid easy answers ; Face the facts head-on ; Get the guns out of your life ; Stop the cycle of violence ; Support the survivors ; Don't abandon the drug user ; Love the child lest he seek love in the streets ; Respect your children from the beginning ; Remember our imprisoned ; Fight back in the community.
From poverty to prosperity. Get all the school you can get ; Take any legitimate job ; Maintain your independence ; Beware the trap ; Stay out of debt ; Break the chains ; Get control of your finances ; Help the poor help themselves ; Spread the word about education ; Commit your heart to the effort ; Support local business ; Take care of our own ; Sisters, seize the day! ; Invest in ourselves ; Victims to victors.
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Fox Valley Technical College
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Poussaint, Alvin F.
ISBN
1595550925
9781595550927
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