Understanding the root causes of crises like the one taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, is the first step toward preventing them.
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The Open Society Foundations aim to address the exclusion of large numbers of black men and boys from economic, social, educational, and political life in the United States.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
Over six years after the Open Society Foundations launched the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the initiative is spinning off as an independent organization.
Charles M. Blow, New York Times op-ed columnist, discusses his extraordinary life story—growing up in segregated, impoverished Louisiana.
Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster share the latest research and personal anecdotes in their new book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life.
Panelists discuss Freedom Summer, a Stanley Nelson documentary about the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, which occurred 50 years ago this year and proved to be instrumental in the U.S. movement for civil rights.