Topic: Civil Rights
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
How a new foundation helped one of America’s oldest youth organizations become more racially inclusive.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy.
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.
In the years before Brown v. Board, a philanthropic fund hoped research and data would turn the tide on attitudes toward segregation.