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The Plug’s Pro Member Call: Understanding the Value of Black Assets with Dr. Andre Perry

By Sherrell Dorsey
May 1, 2020

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.

Perry’s recent scholarship at Brookings has analyzed Black-majority cities and institutions in America, focusing on valuable assets worthy of increased investment.

In this discussion, we’ll be talking about Perry’s forthcoming book, Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities, and how we can better evaluate the policies affecting Black businesses across the innovation ecosystem.


Key takeaways: 

  • Determining the value of assets in Black communities
  • Understanding the policies affecting Black businesses in Black communities
  • How Yelp ratings of Black businesses further drive a divide, and solutions at the helm

Join our next member call with Dr. Andre Perry of the Brookings Institution on May 28 from 1:30pm to 2pm EST. Members can register via tpinsights.com/events.

Become a PRO member and get access to the conversation when you join at tpinsights.com/join.

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