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African American Philanthropists

The Year in Giving: 2011: A Black Philanthropy Kwanzaa Retrospective

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 03.06.2012 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

Giving is more than generosity. It's a unifying part of our African roots, binding the history and future of black peoples worldwide. This was a remarkable year of firsts in the Pan-African community's history of giving.

Is Philanthropy an Exclusionary Term in African-American Communities?

Cecilia T. Capers | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices
Cecilia T. Capers

In African-American communities, there are various interpretations of both charity and philanthropy, as well as the activities and individuals associated with charitable or philanthropic work.