Topic: Race & Social Justice
Delving into a century of philanthropic engagement with race, from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights era.
Against a backdrop of white, establishment concepts of literary excellence, one foundation struggled to appreciate Black voices.
New Research: Early Work-Relief Program, Urban Planning, Educational Broadcasting, and International Studies in the 1930s
Four new research reports delve into unique stories drawn from the history of the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
The latest installment in our series of newly-published research reports.
Research reports drawing on several Rockefeller Archive Center collections span continents, disciplines, and eras.
Applying a vast fortune to the American race problem, but with decades of false assumptions and well-intended approaches that fell short.
Moving scholarship by and about women from margin to center.
A foundation’s early criticism of the all-male conference panel, before #nomoremanels
How did a US foundation manage to work under apartheid?