Article: An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Path Out of Poverty

[Fascinating re-examination of the infamous Moving to Opportunity study that discouragingly found that giving families vouchers to move into higher-income neighbourhoods did not have the positive impacts hoped for. This reanalysis shows that zip codes matter, even if you move in the midst of growing up. This made me consider school integration policies (which have…

Ten Hours: But this Bus might be a Party Bus…

[This is the fifth installment in a series I’m calling Ten Hours, about my trip with students to a college in upstate NY. These are a few moments of ten hours we spent on the bus that’ll hopefully give you a sense of the whole 36 hours we spent on the trip and about all the things…

Ten Hours: This is a Bus not a Bedroom

[This is the fourth installment in a series I’m calling Ten Hours, about my trip with students to a college in upstate NY. These are a few moments of ten hours we spent on the bus that’ll hopefully give you a sense of the whole 36 hours we spent on the trip and about all the things…

Ten Hours: Thank You Emails

[This is the third installment in a series I’m calling Ten Hours, about my trip with students to a college in upstate NY. These are a few moments of ten hours we spent on the bus that’ll hopefully give you a sense of the whole 36 hours we spent on the trip and about all the things…

Video: How to Raise a Black Son in America

[This is a powerful video that you should watch and share. My response to the events in Baltimore, Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland, Charleston, is inadequate. This video is not a remedy to that inadequacy but so worth watching.] How to Raise a Black Son in America