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Obama Era Offers Opportunity for Philanthropy to Push for Racial Equity

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy | [ View Original Source (opens in new window) ]

By Sterling K. Speirn.  The election of our first African-American president gave many Americans hope that the United States was ready to make significant and genuine progress in the area of racial equity. Some commentators even suggested that this milestone meant we now live in a “post-racial society,” with a public and leaders who have finally learned to approach racial issues with more maturity and less fear than ever before.

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