Asadah Kirkland

Beating Black Kids - The Book - Author

Brooklyn, NY

http://www.beatingblackkids.com
I wrote "Beating Black Kids," because I am sick and tired of adults taking their skill-less frustration out on children, by using violence to discipline them. I get aaaallllll kinds of excuses as to why it is okay to give beatings to SOME children SOME of the time. But I express a zero tolerance for all of it, because there are ways for us to be more civil with our children, and teach them good, productive lessons. "Beating Black Kids" is not a punitive book. It gives solutions. It takes a look at our behavior as parents. It chronicles the true stories of others and shows how we can find a better way to discipline, by first looking at our own actions. The book is enjoyable and e...
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People have read the book and now workshops relating to its use have spawned all throughout New York City. I am on my way to speak at an anti-corporal punishment summit in Dallas, TX June 2nd too! BIG THANGS YALL!

updated: May 10, 2011 - 10:58pm

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MIKE HEARD MY OBAMA STORY AND WANTED IN ON THE PUNCHES!  WE WENT IT! MADD LOVE FOR MIKE MICHALOWICZ! SO WHEN SARAH HEARD I GOT A THANK YOU FROM THE OBAMAS FOR THE BOOK, SHE ASKED IF SHE COULD SLAP ME FOR NOT DOING ANYTHING WITH IT...AND I SAID ONLY IF I COULD GET A PICTURE OF HER DOING IT! ROCKIN WITH RED PAPER CLIP FAME! ROCKIN WITH INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEUR LORI! SIGNIN IT!