“Foundations and the Fallacy of a Post-Racial America: African American Men and Civic Engagement” by Emmett D. Carson

While SVCF’s CEO and president, Emmett Carson, was a visiting Scholar at the Clinton School of Public Policy at the University of Arkansas, he wrote a paper titled “Foundations and the Fallacy of a Post-Racial America: African American Men and Civic Engagement.” In it, he proposes that philanthropic foundations have a responsibility to address, “consistently with their values and mission statements,” race-specific approaches to addressing the factors underlying not just racial violence, but underlying the economic inequalities that still affect people of color across this country.  Read Entire Paper