Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Accelerating What Works

Watch videos of seven BMA innovators demonstrating how best to leverage resources to invest in improving the life outcomes for black men and boys.

Charles Small, Don Bosco Hall

David Banks, Eagle Academy Fdn

Dori Maynard, Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

Joe Jones, Center for Urban Families

Dr. John Jackson, Schott Foundation

Judith Browne Dianis, Advancement Project

Dr. Nathan Sessoms, Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade


Under Construction

Learn about the Northside Achievement Zone, seventh in the Under Construction series

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Unfinished Work on Racial Inequality

Read this Washington Post interview with Kellogg Foundation’s Gail Christopher

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Ferguson Resources

See this list of resources and data emerging from activism and events in Ferguson

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More Caring, Less Fear

Read this Huffington Post blog piece by Bob Ross and Tonya Allen in response to the events in Ferguson

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InvestBMA Week

Join IBMA for InvestBMA Week, showcasing what works to improve the life outcomes of black men and boys

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Morality, Economy, Security

Read this blog post by Root Cause founder and CEO Andrew Wolk, reflecting on Michael Brown

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Unarmed and Black

Read Susan Taylor Batten’s post urging philanthropy to step up, in the wake of the police shooting of Michael Brown

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Sons & Brothers Case Study

Read this case study about the first years of the California Endowment’s young men of color work