Black Men in Atlanta Are Pushing School Choice Forward

Black men in Atlanta are pushing School Choice forward for our children. Below is a letter from David Mitchell, a Black male charter school advocate in Atlanta and founder of an organization that is leading parents and communities to be able to provide better educational outcomes for our children.  Greetings Supporters & Partners of BOOK, We are excited to launch…

A Georgia Student Says to Lawmakers, School Choice Matters!

As we close out Women’s History Month, Khayla Murray, 9th grade, chorus student at South Paulding High School , has this to say to Georgia lawmakers about education and school choice! Pakistani activist for female education Malala Yousafzai once said, “Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.” Education is neither Eastern nor Western,…

Our Latina Students Have Something To Say

I asked several of my female students to write on a topic they are passionate about currently. One of my Latina students has something to say about immigration for Women’s History Month. Contrary to what many people think, Latinos do bring value to America. A lot of the economic growth many rural areas are seeing is because of agriculture. That’s…

We Must Keep Our Black Boys Out of Harm’s Way

Black women have played an instrumental role in keeping our Black boys protected. However, we are play a role in keeping them safe in and out of school. Such dangers as gang violence and child abduction are still concerns for parents. That’s why safe routes to school is a top priority for any parent; especially parents of Black boys. As…

Literacy Is a Critical Piece of the Puzzle for Black Boys Success

Profound Gentlemen recently held the 4th Annual Community Impact Assembly for Black male teachers and leaders. Literacy was a major topic of discussion on the minds of many Black male teachers. It provided several sessions and panels on the importance of improving methods for Black boys to improve reading, writing and comprehension skills. Literacy is the most critical core area that…

Profound Gentlemen Trains Black Male Teachers

Co Founder, Jason Terrell speaks on the need for and what’s next for Profound Gentlemen. Currently, Black male educators  are five times more likely to leave the education profession than other groups. Equitable pay, resources and support are reason why we are perplexed with staying in the field. PG provides a space for Black male teachers to connect, share resources…