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White Philanthropy, Here’s How to Guarantee Real Change Happens

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By Edgar Villanueva and Groundswell founder and former Executive Director Vanessa Daniel

As the Academy Awards ceremony approaches,, the competition will be among the most diverse slate of actors and directors ever nominated for the top awards. That would probably not have happened without the work of activist and influencer April Reign, whose 2015 viral hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite, aptly and succinctly challenged the lack of diversity in the Oscars.

This problem of racial exclusion is not limited to entertainment. It shows up in multiple professions, including philanthropy. Just like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,…read the full article.