A Nation’s Story: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass gave a keynote address at an Independence Day celebration and asked, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Douglass was a powerful orator, often traveling six months out of the year to give lectures on abolition. His speech was delivered at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, held at …

Business Case for Racial Equity

By WK Kellogg Foundation The report projects a tremendous boost to the country’s workforce and consumer spending when organizations take the necessary steps to advance racial equity.

21 Books That Teach Little Kids About Race, Justice, and Equality

Books are a marvelous way to introduce big, complex ideas to young children. More importantly, though, books can help parents spark discussions about topics that might feel difficult to introduce. The following kids’ books help parents start those lifelong conversations about race, justice, and equality in a way that’s age-appropriate, compassionate, and inspiring. 

Whites For Racial Equity

RACIAL EQUITY IS REALIZED WHEN RACE CAN NO LONGER BE USED TO PREDICT LIFE OUTCOMES, AND OUTCOMES OF ALL GROUPS ARE IMPROVED from the Local and Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity, see link to “The Racial Equity Action Plans: A How To Manual” below

Dismantling White Supremacy Culture In Your Organization

By Tema Okun “This is a list of characteristics of white supremacy culture that show up in our organizations. Culture is powerful precisely because it is so present and at the same time so very difficult to name or identify. The characteristics listed below are damaging because they are used as norms and standards without being pro- actively named or …