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Urban Preparation: A Critical Race Examination of Young Black Men’s Journeys to and through College

Using a critical race counter-storytelling methodology, Dr. Warren spotlights the inside- and outside of school factors that most determine the education trajectories of young Black men from Chicago’s South Side to and through college. Dr. Warren will provide instructive insights for establishing anti-oppressive learning environments for Black male students attending urban schools.

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Dr. Chezare A. Warren is assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education, core faculty member in African American and African Studies, core faculty in the Center for Gender in Global Context, and affiliate faculty member in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University. Dr. Warren has almost ten years of professional experience as an urban educator. Author of Urban Preparation: Young Black Men Moving from Chicago’s South Side to Success in Higher Education (Harvard Education Press, 2017), Dr. Warren’s award-winning research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including Urban Education, Teachers College Record, Journal of Teacher Education, Race, Ethnicity and Education, The Urban Review, and Journal of Negro Education.