2 Former Teachers work to keep African American men in the classroom as Profound Gentlemen

Things are looking up for 27-year-old Jason Terrell and 28-year-old Mario-Jovan Shaw. Three years ago, the two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teachers quit their jobs to form an organization that would not only focus on attracting African-American men to the classroom but provide them with support so they would stay. Then and...

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The Future Impact

The Future Impact The education community, equity activist, myself included tell stories about the students we serve and we are often seen at the forefront of the discussion. Profound Gentlemen truly believes that Our Boys are our Future so we wanted to go behind the scenes and capture a student’s...

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Q&A with a Profound Gentlemen

Profound Gentlemen, Eddison Wilkinson, sat down with intern, Carlos, to discuss his feelings towards the upcoming school year. We are very excited for all of our teachers who will be returning to school, and can’t wait to see what they all do this year! Carlos: What grade do you teach...

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The Tools to Change the World

By Righteous Keitt Earlier this month Profound Gentlemen received a grant from the African American Community Foundation (AACF)! This partnership with the AACF will give over 50 high school students across the Charlotte area access to the revolutionary app, GAMEPLAN. GAMEPLAN is an app made to give students a simple...

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Supporting Male Educators of Color in STEM

Education, workforce development in North Carolina energized by $2.7 million in Duke Energy grants  More than 70 NC organizations receive support for high-impact programs and initiatives- Profound Gentlemen received support to develop and retain an additional 25 highly effective male educators of color teaching STEM in North Carolina. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy...

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