Tag: Profound Gentlemen

Salute to Black Educational Organizations Prioritizing Teacher Diversity While Building the Next Generation of Educators

America has simply been ignoring conversations about prioritizing teacher diversity and equity for far too long. Black led educational organizations aren’t waiting for the Department of Education to get it right; they are making this a priority and taking the lead on building the next generation of educators!    Public schools continue to struggle with teacher diversity and equity for…

Profound Gentlemen Turns Up the Power for Social Justice and Equity for Black Youth!

Duke Energy recently announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina. $25,000 grants were distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina that have an impact across spectrums of the work. One of Edlanta’s partners, Profound Gentlemen, was one of the organizations chosen…

Strengthening the Teacher Pipeline is a Step In the Right Direction for Equity

Education has never been something that has been valued in the United States as evidenced by our nation’s leaders continually cutting the education budget. They take away the capital needed for programming, initiatives, and resources that go towards the children, who for decades, have been poorly educated in our education system.  As teachers, the continuation of inequities and systemic issues…

Brycial Williams, Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Says We Need More Male Educators of Color!

As we prepare for the reopening of schools, many male educators of color are taking the opportunity to use their voices to help make grave improvements to the current education system.  I’m excited to continue our conversation with male educators of color, inspired by Profound Gentlemen, continues with the Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Brycial T. Williams. He shares his views…