Dr. Ivory A. Toldson is a professor at Howard University, Senior Research Analyst for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and was recently appointed the Editor-In-Chief of "The Journal of Negro Education." With world-wide readership and subscribers, "The Journal of Negro Education" has published distinguished scholars that include Horace Mann Bond, Ralph J. Bunche, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Kenneth B. Clark. Dr. Toldson is credited with over 30 publications and research presentations in over 20 US states, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Scotland and South Africa. He has recently been featured on C-SPAN2 Books, NPR News, and The Al Sharpton Show on XM Satellite Radio. Dr. Toldson is also the author of "Breaking Barriers: Plotting the Path to Academic Success for School-age African-American Males," which analyzes academic success indicators from national surveys that together give voice to nearly 5,800 pupils from schools across the country. He has held visiting research and faculty appointments at Emory, Drexel, and Morehouse School of Medicine.