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Black Girls Must Be a Focus — Not an Afterthought — of Racial-Justice Giving

Black girls don’t have a model or platform for sharing these stories. For the most part, they suffer silently because of the perception that their struggles aren’t important. For Black transgender girls and nonbinary young people, the silence is even more apparent. Philanthropy cannot and should not be a party to perpetuating this silence. If…

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Philanthropy Women: Black Leaders Call for $1 Billion Decade-Long Investment in Black Girls

On September 15, the 57th anniversary of the 1963 Birmingham, Alabama church bombing that killed four Black girls, a group of prominent Black women launched the Black Girl Freedom Fund. The group’s open letter and social media campaign mark the beginning of a one-billion-dollar effort championing Black girls and their families.

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About The Black Girl Freedom Fund

The Black Girl Freedom Fund is an initiative of Grantmakers for Girls of Color (G4GC). G4GC is fiscally-sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

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Images for the Black Girl Freedom Fund are used with Permission from A Long Walk Home and Girls for Gender Equity (GGE)