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Saving Our Future

Take the Mother Africa #GivingTuesday Challenge: A National Philanthropy Day Call to Action

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

November 15th is National Philanthropy Day in the US--a kickoff to the Thanksgiving countdown and the annual giving season culminating again this year in #GivingTuesday on December 3rd.

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.