Joe Wesley grew up poor knowing he was the grandson of a slave, but he could sleep on his porch at night knowing that no one would do him any harm.
He believes the descendants of slaves and the descendants of slave owners can work together to make our country safe againand it starts with education. Together, we can set an example for others to follow.
In this guidebook written primarily for African-Americans, he delivers practical advice on:
teaching children math skills;
getting an education after dropping out of high school;
creating jobs that support communities;
learning from elders.
If the United States of America wants to set an example for the rest of the world and continue to be the worlds leading innovator, it must begin with educating every single citizenregardless of origin or class status. No matter what your background, youll be inspired to keep learning with Mom and Dad Please Teach Me.