Stories about African American philanthropists are important

In this TEDxCharlotte Talk, writer, Valaida Fullwood and photographer, Charles Thomas explain how the creation of their book, Giving Back, helped to re-frame portraits of philanthropists. Since publication in 2011, the book was named 10 Best Black Books of 2011 and received the prestigious 2012 McAdam Book Award, which recognizes “the most inspirational and useful new book for the nonprofit sector.”

 

Have you read Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists, yet?

 

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