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Kerry Washington Joins Forces With Wes Moore To Launch $10M Racial Justice Fund

Actress Kerry Washington and author Wes Moore have joined forces to help support Black leaders in their fight to build an equitable, anti-racist, fair America. According to Black Enterprise , The Black Voices for Black Justice Fund was launched with an initial $2 million investment and now has a goal of raising over $10 million to support Black leaders as they work to advance racial justice. Per the foundation’s website : “The Fund was established to amplify clarion voices about racial justice; connect new and established Black leaders to one another; and support Black-led efforts to build meaningful economic and political power for their communities in the context of police brutality and the disproportionate impact of the pandemic along racial lines – including disparities in access to healthcare, jobs, education, justice and the right to vote.” The fund is currently being co-chaired by Washington, Robin Hood CEO, Moore; CEO of New Leaders, Jean Desravines; President and Executive...

Shanique Yates

Oct 9, 2020