TGLI Event: Dr. Andre Perry, “Covid-19’s Disparate Impacts on African Americans”, 12/10

TGLI Event: Dr. Andre Perry, “Covid-19’s Disparate Impacts on African Americans”, 12/10

Andre PerryThe Trinity Global Leadership Initiative is proud to present the following event:

Dr. Andre Perry

Brookings Institution

“Covid-19’s Disparate Impacts on African Americans”

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm

Opens at 11:45 am!

Moderated by Trinity’s Dr. Jamal Watson, Business and Graduate Studies 

Andre Perry is a Fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, a scholar-in residence at American University and a columnist for the Hechinger Report. A nationally known and respected commentator on race, structural inequality and education, Perry is a regular contributor to MSNBC and has been published by The New York TimesThe NationWashington PostTheRoot.com and CNN.com. Perry has also made appearances on CNNPBSNational Public RadioNBC and ABC. His research focuses on race and structural inequality, education, and economic inclusion. Perry’s recent scholarship at Brookings has analyzed Black-majority cities and institutions in America, focusing on valuable assets worthy of increased investment. He is the author of Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities, which was released by Brookings Institution Press in May 2020.

Perry’s academic writings have concentrated on race, structural inequality, and urban schools. Perry co-authored the Brookings Institution report, Devaluation of Assets in Black Neighborhoods and has presented its findings across the country, including the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. As a follow-up, Perry co-authored Five-star reviews, one-star profits: The devaluation of businesses in Black communities, which examines the effects of racism on business owners’ bottom lines. Perry’s scholarship and writings on education reform have made him a go-to speaker on structural inequality around schools.

For more on Dr. Perry’s work, see here.