Meredith B.L. Anderson

Guest Blogger

Senior Research Associate/Adjunct Professor

Washington, D.C.

Dr. Meredith Anderson is a senior research associate in the K-12 Advocacy department and Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute at UNCF, where she leads and designs empirical research related to K-12 education reform for African American students. Her publications have focused on race, educational inequities and African American community voice in education. Meredith is also an adjunct professor and teaches courses on race and public policy.

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Posted Feb. 3, 2020

Black Principals Matter

As we embark on Black History Month, it is important to illuminate the salience of high-quality leaders of color in…

By Meredith B.L. Anderson

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Posted Nov. 20, 2020

I’m Thankful for the Activists Who Are Knocking Down Doors and Taking Their Seats at the Table

Picture this—it’s Thanksgiving, the whole family’s waiting to eat but as usual, dinner is delayed and hangriness is a whole ass mood—but no one can…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Nov. 24, 2020

Let’s Get Back to Grace and Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Living through a pandemic is rough. It’s an experience that we are all wanting to come to an end. It has caused businesses to shut…

By Shawnta S. Barnes

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

One Memphis Mom (and Grandma) Has a Thanksgiving Message for Joe Biden

Sarah Carpenter, executive director of Memphis Lift, spent much of the 2020 primary season bringing her message—her plea—for liberation from failing schools to all who were…

By Erika Sanzi

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