Useni E Perkins

Useni Eugene Perkins is nationally recognized for his writings that focus on youth and youth issues. Historian and writer Lerone Bennett, Jr. cited Perkins' book Home Is a Dirty Street: The Social Oppressions of Black Children as one of the most important books on the sociology of the streets since the publication of Black Metropolis. Other notable books by Perkins include Harvesting New Generations: The Positive Development of Black Youth, Explosion of Chicago's Black Street Gangs: 1970 to...See more