From National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy: Funding Liberation and Healing Matters Even More in This Moment

Community Foundation is a member of National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). Here is an excerpt from their latest blog entry.

One guilty verdict doesn’t mean that racism embedded in our society has been purged from the criminal justice system. If it had, George Floyd — and Makiyah Bryant, Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright and too many others to name — would still be alive. Fear, power and prejudice continue to fuel deadly state violence.

The problem is systemic and so too must be the solution. This successful prosecution is one small step in a long journey. It should be painfully obvious that much work lies ahead of us to create a world where the lives of Black Americans are respected and our system holds everyone equal under the law, regardless of their position or power.

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