Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Open Letter

Members and allies of the Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color released an open letter for peace and protest in Ferguson.

The letter “implore[s] law enforcement, legislative, judiciary and other officials at the local, state and federal levels to take direct measures that will allow demonstrations to occur in the safest manner possible.”

Signed by more than 30 foundation and nonprofit executives, the letter recommends as the first priority the preservation of human life.

Read the full statement here.


Under Construction: Growing Kings

Learn how Growing Kings supports young men of color in Alabama

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2015 BMA Fellowship

Apply for the 2015 Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellowship

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Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Read this exciting announcement by Ken Zimmerman and Tonya Allen


Deadly Force

Young black males are at 21 times greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts


Detroit Accepts MBK Challenge

See this video by the Skillman Foundation


Foundation Pledges $2M

Learn about the Skillman Foundation’s commitment to boys and young men of color in Detroit

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Ferguson and Foundations

Is philanthropy doing enough for black men and boys? Read this blog post by Foundation Center president Brad Smith


Edward W. Hazen Foundation

Read about the Foundation’s commitment to racial justice