Flirting To The Top?: What Strategies Really Help Black Men Advance On The Job?
While the recession seems to improve economic conditions for most of American society, Black men still face record levels of homicide and unemployment. Further, Black men obtaining the lowest levels of education doesn’t serve to change the situation. Consider a day in the life of Isaac who deals with all of these issues while thinking of the best ways to get ahead.
Isaac’s head was spinning. Between dealing with his nephew in the juvenile center and the news crush of no indictments in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, he saw no end in sight. Isaac, a Black man in his late 20s, was once off to a good start. He cruised through his community college classes to earn his Associate’s, but just couldn’t find the money to complete his Bachelor’s.