Racial Equity

African Americans See Civil Rights Goals as Largely Unachieved

African Americans See Civil Rights Goals as Largely Unachieved

Posted April 2, 2018

A survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., only 8 percent of African Americans think all or most of the goals of the civil rights movement have been achieved....

Racial Gaps in Upward Mobility Persist Even Among the Rich

Racial Gaps in Upward Mobility Persist Even Among the Rich

Posted March 20, 2018

The report from the Equality of Opportunity Project finds that African-American men face obstacles to intergenerational economic mobility in ways that cannot be explained by parents' marital status, educational attainment, or wealth....

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

February 6, 2018

Founded in 2006, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration engages in education, advocacy, and cross-cultural alliance-building with the aim of strengthening the national movement to end racism and the economic disenfranchisement of African-American and black immigrant communities....

Lynching in America
January 31, 2018

A project of the Equal Justice Initiative, the site explores the history and legacy of racial terror in the United States, with a focus on the period from the Civil War to World War II... 

NBA Player Foundations Partner With Kellogg on Racial Healing Projects

NBA Player Foundations Partner With Kellogg on Racial Healing Projects

Posted January 20, 2018

A $1 million grant from the Kellogg Foundation will be used by the Chris Paul Family Foundation, the Carmelo Anthony Foundation, the Wade's World Foundation, and the LeBron James Family Foundation to integrate Kellogg's Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation efforts into their work....

Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
January 18, 2018

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University works to provide a permanent financial base for the King Papers Project and enhance understanding of King's life, ideas, and legacy...

Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Allen Smart   |   January 9, 2018

Allen Smart, a former vice president at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and Rapides Foundation, shares his thoughts on the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's As the South Grows report and the need for more and better philanthropic investments in the region....

2017 Police Violence Report
January 2, 2018

The 2017 Police Violence Report compiles information from media reports, obituaries, public records, and crowdsourced databases to present the most comprehensive accounting of deadly police violence over the previous twelve months....

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

January 2, 2018

PND spoke with Simon, who has spent more than half her life as a civil rights advocate and racial justice leader, about the work required to build a movement focused on racial equity — and philanthropy's role in that effort....

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