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  Volume 1, Number 1, Autumn 2012

Table of Contents

Editors' Note

An Introduction Declaring… Spectrum: A Journal On Black Men

pp. 1-4


I Should Get Married Early: Culturally Appropriate Comprehensive Sex Education and the Racialization of Somali Masculinity

pp. 5-30

E. Franklin Frazier: Revisited

pp. 31-46

Womanizing Richard Wright: Constructing the Black Feminine in The Outsider

pp. 47-69

Establishing Priorities for Student-Athletes: Balancing Academics and Sports

pp. 71-77

The Effects of Culturally Responsive Mentoring on the High School to College Matriculation of Urban African American Males

pp. 79-93

Creating Conditions of Mattering to Enhance Persistence for Black Men at an Historically Black University

pp. 95-119

A Good Black Manhood is Hard to Find: Toward More Transgressive Reading Practices

pp. 121-140

Narrating Muslim Masculinities: The Fruit of Islam and the Quest for Black Redemption

pp. 141-177

Col. Herbert L. Brewer and the United States Marine Corps: A Man of Many Firsts

pp. 179-195

Book Reviews

Black Empire: The Masculine Global Imaginary of Caribbean Intellectuals in the United States, 1914–1962 (review)

pp. 197-199

Masculinity in the Black Imagination: Politics of Communicating Race and Manhood (review)

pp. 199-202

Black Masculinity and Sexual Politics (review)

pp. 202-204


pp. 205-208