The book examines young children of black immigrants from Caribbean & Africa, assessing their school readiness, health outcomes and well-being compared to other child populations. The discussion features researchers Kevin Thomas of Penn State University, Randy Capps of MPI, Dylan Patricia Conger of George Washington University, and Gerald Jaynes of Yale University. Ajay Chaudry, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers a policy perspective on the research.