Inside Higher Ed on "Just Futures"

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"The Mellon Foundation has given $72 million in grants of up to $5 million each for humanities-focused projects addressing issues of racial justice," reports Inside Higher Education.



G. Wayne Miller, "A grant to Brown will fund new study of slavery and dispossession of Native American land,"Providence Journal, February 3, 2021.

Karly Williams, "UTSA Gets $5M Grant for 'Democratizing Racial Justice' Project," My San Antonio, January 20, 2021.

"UM Gets Two $5M Grants to Study Racial Inequality,"The Detroit News (via Associated Press), January 18, 2021.

Ashley Terrell, "UC Berkeley’s African American Studies Department Awarded $2.8 Million for Community Project," The Grio, January 17, 2021.

Mary Ellen Gabriel, "Project to Create Anti-racism Education Wins Mellon Grant,"Wisconsin News, January 15, 2021.

Lourdes Perez, "Mellon Foundation Awards FIU $4.63M to Help Vulnerable Communities Prepare for, Recover from Disasters,"  FIU News, January 14, 2021.

Doug Donovan, "Mellon Foundation Awards $4 Million Grant to Inheritance Baltimore Project,"Johns Hopkins University Hub, January 14, 2021.

James Dean, "Migrations Initiative Wins $5M Mellon Grant for Racial Justice," Cornell Chronicle, January 13, 2021.

Ryan Faircloth, "University of Minnesota Initiative to Examine School's History with Tribes, Teach Residents about Racial Justice,"Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 13, 2021.