Our Black Sons Matter is a powerful collection of original essays, letters, and poems that addresses both the deep joys and the very real challenges of raising black boys today. The book addresses painful trauma, challenges assumptions, and offers insights and hope through the deep bonds between mothers and their children.
George Yancy is professor of philosophy at Emory University, where he specializes in the study of African American philosophy and critical philosophy of race. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times blog The Stone and is author or editor of a number of books, including the award-winning Philosophy in Multiple Voices and Black Bodies, White Gazes. Maria del Guadalupe Davidson directs the women's and gender studies program and co-directs the center for social justice at the University of Oklahoma. Susan Hadley is professor of music and director of music therapy at Slippery Rock University. She is author or editor of several books, including Therapeutic Uses of Rap and Hip Hop.
Winner of Booklist - Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction 2017.
Rowman & Littlefield
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George Yancy, Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, Susan Hadley