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Robert K. Ross

President Obama Embraces Our Sons and Brothers

Robert Ross | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Robert Ross

There is a lot of talk today about inequalities in America. It's a long overdue conversation that is, in essence, about where you are born dictating the quality of life you will lead. The experiences of our sons and brothers of color are ground zero and we have to start there.

Boosting Young Men of Color

Robert Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Robert Ross

Imagine that you walk into the newborn nursery ward at an American hospital and you see 100 babies in their bassinets. You are then informed that 33 of these babies will spend time in jail or prison.

The Epidemic That's Threatening Our Future. And How Los Angeles Unified School District Is Determined to Reverse It.

Robert Ross | Posted 08.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Robert Ross

In California, fully 58 percent of all disciplinary actions were for that category, not for the serious offenses you might imagine. Almost every state has an equivalent category.