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.