At New England International Donors we commit to empowering persons of color in global philanthropy and beyond. We will not stand by as injustice plagues our society. Here are tools that you can use to put your commitment to action in the fight against systematic racism.
The Problem is White Supremacy
\Opinion columnist Renée Graham and Barbara Smith, a renowned Black lesbian feminist activist and author, discuss her recent op-ed, “The problem is white supremacy.” As this nation again reckons with its history of anti-Black violence and disenfranchisement, Smith strongly believes systemic racism can’t be dismantled so long as “the system of white supremacy that spawns the terrorism remains intact.”
Across the country, communities are demanding an end to racial injustice and systems of oppression. Many donors are asking what they can do to help. This page is designed to connect donors to resources that can help them understand the issues regarding institutional racism, approaches to funding the fight against it, and giving with an equity lens.
Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.