Charity and Activism
- 1.1 Dr. Amanda B. Moniz
- 1.1.1 Dr. Sarah Breedlove
charity and activism The two terms are not mutually exclusive. In fact, these two terms can even be applied to the same issue. For example, Charity and Activism involved in breast cancer research can develop marketing campaigns to spread awareness of the social ills of breast cancer. Breast cancer survivors often have to miss work, incur financial costs, and deal with emotional issues. They may also need extra support, such as help with childcare while undergoing treatment.
Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman
The Dan David Prize is the world’s largest history prize. This year’s winner is Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman, an early career scholar and associate professor of philanthropic studies at Indiana University. The prize recognizes contributions in various disciplines and promotes future work.
Freeman’s charitable activities were focused on advancing the social, economic, and educational needs of African Americans. He provided funds to organizations that addressed these needs. Some of these organizations were the Flanner Settlement House, the Alpha Home, the St. Louis Colored Orphans’ Home, and St. Paul’s AME Mite Missionary Society. He also funded organizations that provided basic education and healthcare to African Americans.
Freeman’s work has been recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. This award recognizes his research on fundraising and philanthropy. In addition to his research, Freeman is also an adjunct professor of Africana studies at IUPUI. His research includes African American philanthropy in the post-emancipation era.
Freeman is a prolific writer and a recognized expert in the field of Black philanthropy. He conducts workshops on philanthropy and conducts public lectures and talks. His books are available at a variety of bookstores and are free to purchase.
In his biography of Madam Walker, Freeman highlights a hidden tradition of Black philanthropy. This biography will forever change our understanding of Walker’s life and the importance of Black philanthropy. It also provides context for today’s demands for economic justice.
Dr. Amanda B. Moniz
Amanda B. Moniz, a professor of history, traces the history of women’s activism and charity throughout the United States. Her book is tentatively titled The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism. She is also currently working on a biography of Isabella Graham, a transformational philanthropist from the early U.S. Her interests include war and philanthropy, and she has a particular interest in war and Latina/o philanthropy.
Dr. Sarah Breedlove
Sarah Breedlove was born into a life of poverty on a cotton plantation. Her parents were newly-freed slaves. Her parents worked as sharecroppers on the plantation and earned little money. They were not able to save money for a future and were left in debt. Sarah’s parents worked on the same plantation, which was a common practice in the South after the Civil War.
Born in 1867 in Delta, Louisiana, C. J. Walker later built a thriving business in hair care for black women. While she was earning a modest income as a washerwoman, she was passionate about her philanthropy and founded her own company. She made many friends, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, and others, who became the basis for her charitable foundation.
Her charitable giving and efforts to improve the lives of African Americans were important to her. made large donations to several nonprofits that helped the black community. She gave money to organizations that helped poor families get educations and jobs. She also contributed to community development projects and made sure that children had a good Christmas.
In addition to her work as an advocate for the black community, Sarah Breedlove also developed a product that helped black women grow their hair. Sarah Breedlove’s charity and activism work helped 20,000 women become financially independent.
As an African-American woman, she had a remarkable work ethic and was an inspiration to many women in the community. Unlike many women of her race, she broke down barriers and was a role model for African American women. She also broke down the stereotypes that portrayed African-American women and helped the black community achieve equal rights. She was a true pioneer and humanitarian.