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Baruti Kafele

Baruti Kafele is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and Milken Award-winning educator who spent nearly 30 years as an urban public-school teacher and principal in New Jersey. His books include Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life , Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success , and The Teacher 50: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence .