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Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month 2012: Six Principles of Giving for New Times

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

The contemporary black philanthropy movement must be inclusive of our young people as beneficiaries and as leaders of giving. Our mainstream organizations should all make explicit efforts to address youth issues.

Saving Our Future: Remember the Black Infant Mortality Crisis

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

But a critical issue that is getting lost in the fray is the continuing black infant and maternal mortality crisis. African-American women have the nation's highest rates of infant mortality--more than two times the rate of white women.