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Dr Steve Perry

WATCH: Why Boys Join Gangs (NOT For Protection)

OWN | Posted 07.22.2013 | OWN

As founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School, Dr. Steve Perry has worked with many low-income, minority children over the years. Whil...

Dr. Steve Perry: Promiscuity Is A Form Of Self-Mutilation For Daddyless Daughters

OWN | Posted 03.10.2014 | OWN

For girls who grow up without fathers, it's not unusual to act out sexually and look for validation in all the wrong places. Promiscuity is often obse...

WATCH: The Huge Mistake 'Daddyless Daughters' Make

OWN | Posted 07.17.2013 | OWN

Women who grow up without fathers often struggle with feelings of low self-esteem and unworthiness. Iyanla Vanzant calls these women "daddyless daught...

WATCH: Why Some Kids Feel 'Fatherless' Even When Dad Is Around

OWN | Posted 07.12.2013 | OWN

According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, one in three children live apart from their biological fathers in America. After airing a two-part sp...

PHOTOS: Essence Music Festival 2013

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 09.05.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Avery(asterisk)Sunshine may be a new voice to some, but the 38-year-old Atlanta artist hopes more fans will be saying her name after he...

2013 ESSENCE Music Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, and Keyshia Cole are among the star-studded list of performers scheduled to perform at this year’s annual ESSENCE ...

Principal Perry Shares How His School Sends 100 Percent Of Students To College

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Earl Martin Phalen

Dr. Steve Perry shares his thoughts on school readiness, the role of community involvement in education, and keys to Capital Preparatory Magnet School's success.

New School Year, Same Challenges -- Interview With Dr. Steve Perry of Capital Prep

Steve Larosiliere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steve Larosiliere

Entering the new school year, I, like many people who work in education and youth development, am constantly thinking how are we going to make this year better than the last.