Dr. James Comer – a name you should know. You might have heard his name in passing. You might have even read an article mentioning his name and quickly glanced over it. But why should you know about Dr. James Comer? For starters, some people consider him the godfather of Social Emotional Learning (SEL)… Oh yeah, and he’s a Black man! That’s right; the godfather of Social Emotional Learning is a Black man.