The Netflix movie delivers a fresh take on entrepreneurship and punctures some lingering biases in the process

As restaurants across the country teeter on the brink of closure because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Netflix has just released a feature film that centers on one. Uncorked follows Elijah (Mamoudou Athie), a young man in Memphis pursuing his goal of becoming a master sommelier while managing his father’s expectations…

If we’re going to make education equal for all, we need to account for parents who don’t work a 9-to-5

Every parent of a school-aged child knows the purgatorial period between the end of the school day and the end of the traditional workday. There’s a short window, from about 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., where parents scramble to fill their kids’ time with safe, affordable aftercare before they’re able…

Andre Perry

Author of the forthcoming book Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities. Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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