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Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu      

Author, Speaker & Founder of African American Images

Dr. Jawanza 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 40 books including national best sellers, "Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys;" "State of Emergency;" "Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education;" "Reducting the Dropout Rate;" "Adam Where Are You? Why Most Black Men Don’t go to Church;" "Developing Strong Black Male Ministries;" "Raising Black Boys;" "Understanding Black Male Learning Styles;" and "Changing School Culture for Black Males." His latest book is "COVID 1619." His work has been featured in Ebony and Essence Magazine, and he has been a guest on BET, MSNBC & Oprah. His work is being used in online courses nationwide.

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 speech in 49 years.

Speech Topics


Survival of The Black Race in the 21st Century

To Be Popular or Smart: The Black Peer Group

Developing Positive Self Images and Discipline in Black Children

Restoring the Village: Solutions for the Black Family

Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys

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