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Constructing Pathways to Responsible Manhood

Controlling Images and Meaning Making Through the Use of Counter-narratives

Mellie Torres, Alejandro E. Carrión, and Roberto Martínez

) conducted by New York University's Metropolitan Center for Urban Education. A longitudinal study of seven single-sex schools across four states, BLMSIS sought to assess the merits of single-sex schools through a study of their effectiveness in meeting the

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Educational Persistence in the Face of Violence

Narratives of Resilient Latino Male Youth

Adrian H. Huerta

Latino boys and young men often carry the debt of violence into different spaces. This invisible trauma manifests into disruptive behaviors in schools. It is well documented that violence in urban communities and schools has received significant attention from researchers, but little attention has been paid to Latino male youth as individuals and the various forms of violence they have experienced, and how that impacts educational persistence. This qualitative study focuses on 26 Latino male middle and high school students who are attending two continuation schools to understand the types of violence they have experienced and their educational aspirations after high school.

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Michael R. M. Ward

) conducted by New York University's Metropolitan Center for Urban Education. Our next article, by Barry Ryan, explores issues of rancor and grief in James Joyce's text “The Sisters.” Ryan suggests that the topic of pederasty in “The Sisters” has attracted

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When You See Us, See Us

Black Girl Futurity and Liberation

Taryrn T.C. Brown

37ce4b024b41443b0ba/1423102844010/BlackGirlsMatter_Report.pdf . Lindsey , Treva . 2018 . “ Ain't Nobody Got Time for That: Anti-Black Girl Violence in the Era of #SayHerName .” Urban Education 53 ( 2 ): 162 – 175 .

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Remixing and Reimagining the Early Childhood School Experiences of Brilliant Black Boys

Brian L. Wright and Donna Y. Ford

; Silva 2013 ; Thompson 2002 ). These injustices are often used to blame students and families for their “failures” and, likewise, to frame urban education and settings as sources of pathology and for the demise of public education. The practice of

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“We Had to Stick Together”

Black Boys, the Urban Neighborhood Context, and Educational Aspirations

Derrick Brooms

Ethnicity and Education 14 ( 1 ): 121 – 136 . Brooms , Derrick R. 2019 . “ ‘I Was Just Trying to Make It’: Urban Black Males’ Sense of Belonging, Schooling Experiences, and Academic Success .” Urban Education 54 ( 6 ): 804 – 830 . Carey

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Renewed Possibilities

Showcasing the Lived Realities of Black Girls using Ethnopoetics

Dywanna Smith

. “ Pens Down, Don't Shoot: An Analysis of How Black Young Women Use Language to Fight Back .” Urban Education . Advance online publication. Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé . “ Savage (Remix) .” Track 15 on

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“Defining Ourselves for Ourselves”

Black Girls Conceptualize Black Girlhood Online

Cierra Kaler-Jones

Black Adolescent Girls’ Multimodal Renderings as Parades .” Urban Education . . hooks , bell . 1990 . “ Homeplace: A Site of Resistance .” Yearning: Race, Gender and Cultural Politics . Boston, MA

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

. “ Students ‘at Risk’: Stereotypes and the Schooling of Black Boys .” Urban Education 47 , no. 2 : 464 – 494 . 10.1177/0042085911429084 Lindsay-Dennis , LaShawnda . 2015 . “ Black Feminist-Womanist Research Paradigm Toward a Culturally Relevant Research

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“There's Something About HER

Realities of Black Girlhood in a Settler State

Kandice A. Sumner

-resourced, predominantly white affluent suburban schools ( Eaton and Chirichigno 2011 ). METCO was launched as a temporary antidote to the inequality of urban education in Boston. It was an experiment that was intended to last for only three years, as Ruth Batson and