Foreword by Kevin P. Chavous
CHAPTER 1: The Greatest Civil Rights Challenge of Our Time
CHAPTER 2: The Facts of the Matter
CHAPTER 3: “Okay, We Have a Black–White
Achievement Gap. So What?”
CHAPTER 4: In Search of Explanations
CHAPTER 5: The Origins of the Problem
CHAPTER 6: Yes, We Can Close the Achievement Gap!
CHAPTER 7: What’s Leadership Got to Do with It?
CHAPTER 8: Today’s Shortage of Authentic
African American Leaders
CHAPTER 9: Eliminating the Achievement Gap: What Authentic
African American Leaders Must Do
CHAPTER 10: The Way Forward: A Call to Service
APPENDIX A: Sources for Quality Information on the Black–White Achievement Gap
APPENDIX B: Suggested Reading List on African American Leadership