Vox’s #GladYouAskedYT episode 𝘐𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺 𝘢 𝘔𝘺𝘵𝘩? How the US education system perpetuates inequality and racism, featuring The Brotherhood Sister Sol and our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White.

Vox’s #GladYouAskedYT episode 𝘐𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘺 𝘢 𝘔𝘺𝘵𝘩? How the US education system perpetuates inequality and racism, featuring The Brotherhood Sister Sol and our Executive Director Khary Lazarre-White.

Education in the United States is supposed to be meritocratic, meaning a student’s achievement is measured solely by their efforts. But how do class and privilege affect opportunity, and does everyone really get the same shot? Glad You Asked host Fabiola Cineas...
Bro/Sis Talks

Bro/Sis Talks

Bro/Sis has convened a series of conversations on the disproportionate impact of the Covid pandemic on Black & Latinx low-income communities. Guests have included thought-leaders and visionaries like Bro/Sis Artists in Residence Carrie Mae Weems & Bill T....
Harlem Nonprofit Launches Food Drive Ahead Of Holidays

Harlem Nonprofit Launches Food Drive Ahead Of Holidays

A Harlem nonprofit that has given out thousands of free meals during the pandemic is stepping up its efforts for the holiday season. The Brotherhood/Sister Sol has donated more than 250,000 meals over the past few months through weekly distributions outside its...
Education, Covid, Race and America

Education, Covid, Race and America

On Oct 26th, we held a Facebook Live discussion on a conversation about education and race, equity and equality, in this time of Covid. The conversation was moderated by our Exceutive Director & Co-founder, Khary Lazarre-White, and featured Pedro A. Noguera, Dean...
Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work

Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work

For 25 years, we have applied a social justice framework to our youth development efforts, standing shoulder to shoulder with young people in pursuit of justice, equity, and access for all. This video tells that story. Watch our Legacy: 25 years of Social Justice Work...
City Must Help Community-Based Nonprofits Avoid Displacement

City Must Help Community-Based Nonprofits Avoid Displacement

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the Brotherhood/Sister Sol, a youth development organization in Harlem, has provided emergency financial support, technology and nearly 100,000 meals to their community of Black and Latinx youth and their families.Like most...
PSA from Carrie Mae Weems & The Peace Poets

PSA from Carrie Mae Weems & The Peace Poets

Carrie Mae Weems and Bill T. Jones are the inaugural 2020/2021 Artists in Residence at The Brotherhood/Sister Sol.   As part of her residency, Carrie Mae Weems met with our youth members and our alumni over several weeks to discuss their experiences with COVID and the...
Summer at Bro/Sis

Summer at Bro/Sis

This is such a significant moment for The Brotherhood/Sister Sol. After shifting to entirely virtual programming since March, we are resuming some of our in-person programming adhering strictly to all New York City and New York State reopening guidelines. While during...
Art & Activism: A Response To What We Are Facing In America

Art & Activism: A Response To What We Are Facing In America

The conversation was moderated by The Root’s Editor in Chief, Danielle Belton, and featured Bro/Sis alumna, Elizabeth Acevedo, NYT bestseller, Carnegie award winner and National book award winner, and our Executive Director and Novelist, Khary Lazarre-White Watch on...
COVID-19: What it Reveals About America

COVID-19: What it Reveals About America

On May 28th we held a Facebook Live discussion on COVID-19’s disparate impact on low-income communities and communities of color, the public response, and a path forward. Watch...
Khary Lazarre-White In Conversation with  Stephen Hurley

Khary Lazarre-White In Conversation with Stephen Hurley

Khary Lazarre-White is the co-founder of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, an organization that provides four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training and employment, college...