OAK PARK – Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu is the guest speaker at the next Indivizible meeting at the Guild Theater in Oak Park April 15. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. He is expected to discuss economic opportunities for the Black community.
Dr. Kunjufu was educated at Morgan State, Illinois State, and Union Graduate School. He has been a guest speaker at most universities throughout the U.S., and has been a Consultant to most urban school districts.
He has authored 33 books including national best sellers, Black Students: Middle Class Teachers; Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education; An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne’s Poverty Theory; Raising Black Boys; 200 Plus Educational Strategies to Teach Children of Color; and his latest title, Understanding Black Male Learning Styles.
His work has been featured in Ebony and Essence Magazine, and he has been a guest on BET & Oprah. He is also a frequent guest on the Michael Baisden show.
Dr. Kunjufu is proud to say that he is a husband, father, and grandfather. He’s also a vegetarian and an avid tennis player and has not missed a day’s work in 36 years.
The Guild Theater is at 2828 35th Street (and Broadway).
By Antonio R. Harvey
OBSERVER Staff Reporter