Andre Perry

university president

Black college presidents matter; we should lead from the top

Appointing a black college president can spark racial inclusion

Test the water and HVAC systems just as much as the students

If we care about equity in education, we need to pay attention to school infrastructure

racist dress codes

Dress codes are the new ‘whites only’ signs

How else to interpret the policing and controlling of black bodies?

Advocates for school choice

Reformers must stop whitewashing ‘choice’

Freedom to choose in privatized school system is illusion where it fails to address inequality born of slavery and ultimate lack of ‘choice’

black fraternities

Rapper Boosie Badazz can be a bridge to getting black men into college

By wearing fraternity letters, hit rapper sends message that college is not just for elites

Education financing

Education can be the great equalizer, but it isn’t yet

A level playing field for children will only come about if we pay for it

No son, war is not necessary

We need to talk to our children about how to interpret what they hear in the news


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online gaming

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Sexual predators lurk on online multiplayer video games, and parents don’t know enough to protect them

Let’s invest in black kids who pursue STEM the way we do black kids on the football field

Our students must develop tech skills or risk unemployment at the hands of AI