Description - The Ties That Bind by Joyce A. Ladner
"Dr. Joyce A. Ladner brings profound insight to the challenge of raising strong children in ambivalent times, and offers abundant reasons to rejoice in renewing family ties. A treasury of time-tested virtues." -Bookpage "[A] wonderful guide ...Ladner has taken words of wisdom from generations past to help parents, teachers, and clergy with new insight into instilling pride, courage, and self-esteem in African American children." -Booklist "A book full of lessons on restoring important values to African American families...[Dr. Ladner] weaves together historical and contemporary issues to offer innovative ways to reconnect the black family." -Ebony "A practical guide for today, and for a better tomorrow. If you care about African American people, then you must read this book." -Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Emory University "A crucial template for parents, youth workers, educators, and community groups working closely with young people." -Hugh B. Price, President, National Urban League "A masterpiece of scholarship." -Andrew Billingsley, University of South Carolina "An inspirational and compelling book. Everyone committed to preserving African American values should read it...A must for your home library.
" -Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Harvard Medical School
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Author Biography - Joyce A. Ladner
Joyce A. Ladner, Ph.D., a fellow of the Brookings Institution, is a nationally recognized sociologist and former President of Howard University. Winner of awards from the American Sociological Association and the Association of Black Sociologists, among other honors, she is a frequent commentator on current affairs, race, and children.