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Northern Illinois University

October 2020

Virtual Event: Madame CJ Walker and the Heritage of African American Philanthropy

Tuesday October 6 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman from Indiana University will speak about his new book and the long history of African American philanthropy in this virtual event. African Americans give at least $11 billion to nonprofits each year. Despite the toll that four centuries of slavery and discrimination have taken on black earnings, African Americans regardless of their economic status, have long given generously of their money and time. Please click here to register for this free, virtual event. This event is…

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