Gerald A. Reynolds is president of the Center for New Black Leadership, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to reviving and encouraging traditional solutions to the social and economic problems confronting the black community by developing sound ideas that are consistent with the black community’s long-held commitments to individual initiative and personal responsibility. He also serves on the National Advisory Board of Project 21, a program of the National Center for Public Policy Research that seeks to provide a forum for moderate and conservative policy advocates within the black community.
Prior to joining the Center, Reynolds worked as a legal analyst for the Center for Equal Opportunity and practiced law with Schatz and Schatz, Ribicoff & Kotkin, a Connecticut-based law firm.
Reynolds has written on policy issues that intersect with race and ethnicity. These articles have appeared in headway, the Dallas Morning News and the Orange County Register. In addition, he has edited a book titled, Race and the Criminal Justice System: How Race Affects Jury Trials.
Reynolds graduated from the City University of New York College, at York College and Boston University School of law, where he served on the editorial board of the American Journal of Law and Medicine.