What is The Black/Land Project?

Black/Land gathers and analyzes stories about the relationship between black people, land and place. The purpose of the project is to identify and amplify the current critical dialogues surrounding the relationship between black people (including African-Americans, Caribbean-Americans and African immigrants) and land. Read More…

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 The Black/Land Project is a sponsored program of Community Ventures. Most of our support comes from individuals who make tax-deductible contributions. Please consider making a gift of any size today. Use our “Donate Now” button, or contact us by email or phone for information about giving.

The Black/Land Project is supported by:
Friends and Family:

Anonymous Donors

Susan Bennett

Renee A. Benns

Karen D. Crozier

Erica G. Foldy

Allison Marie Guess

Lynn Harvey-Akan

Glenn Johnson

Virginia S. McGinn

Melinda Miles

Antonio J. Ramos III

Jean Riesman

Very Special Thanks to K. Wayne Yang


Institutional Supporters

American Studies Association

The Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Program

The Center for Whole Communities

The Ruth Mott Foundation

University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women, Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Fellowship