“The psychological stress and burden of the lie of white superiority and Black inferiority is at the core a common thread among Black people globally that prevents us from being flourishing human beings. It has resulted in major deficiencies in education, employment, health care, housing, wealth, and an imbalance of racist criminalization in the justice system.”
Al Gentry is the founder and Managing Principal of Cornerstone Development, LLC: a mixed-use and mixed-income real estate development and asset management company based in the Washington D.C. area. Mr. Gentry has served as a Board Member of the National Urban League as well as its affiliates in Hartford and Boston and the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, and as a member of the Allocation Committee of the United Way of Greater Boston. Mr. Gentry earned a BA in Political Economy at Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.