"Nothing can stop the power of a committed and determined people to make a difference in our society. Why? Because human beings are the most dynamic link to the divine on this planet."
John Lewis

EQUITY ensures just treatment, advancement, and access to opportunities for a safe, healthy, and thriving life while identifying and working to eliminate barriers and power imbalances. 
7 Racist Slurs Which You Should Drop From Your Vocabulary
(3-minute read)
Political correctness has been one of the biggest learnings of this year. Amid a worldwide outbreak, voices from all over the world rallied against the age-old contagions that have been plaguing humanity. On this uphill climb to social justice, we have uncovered an underlying structure of discrimination that lurks beneath our milieu.
How to disrupt philanthropy in response to crisis with Darren Walker, Ford Foundation

If we want to build back better after the pandemic, we must reconsider philanthropy and create a new kind of capitalism that's rooted in generosity and accountability, says Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation. In this vital conversation, Walker calls for citizens and corporations to question the inequality that makes their wealth possible, to think about their own complicity in creating economic injustice, and to celebrate the critical role art plays in creating a culture that uplifts everyone. 
Together for Brothers
Together for Brothers believes that young men of color are, can, and should be leaders at all levels in their community.
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