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Black Philanthropy Month: Interview with Valaida Fullwood 

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In celebration of black history month, I spoke with Valaida Fullwood, author of Giving Back, A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropy, featured in our blog earlier this month. Valaida is a Founding Member of the New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP) and the Principal Architect and Vision Keeper at The Soul of Philanthropy.  Michele:  As we celebrate …

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A Black Philanthropy Month Book Recommendation

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Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists by Valaida Fullwood, Photography by Charles W. Thomas “Give and it shall be given to you. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt to you in return.”—Luke 6:38 Valaida Fullwood’s 2011 book, Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists is a beautiful …

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Black Americans’ Generosity

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Known as Juneteenth, June 19 celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.  We’re using this opportunity to share a little bit of research on the uniqueness of Black Americans’ generosity.  Generosity is embedded in African culture. That culture carried over to the United Stated and encouraged enslaved individuals to care for one another like family whether they were …