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Hand Up by Emmett D. Carson

Emmett D. Carson has compiled a concise overview of more than two hundred years of black philanthropy in this nation, from its earliest roots in colonial America to the present. This work discusses some of the key developments, events, and institutions in this rich history and sheds light on the shape and thrust of black philanthropy today through an examination of some of the historical, philosophical, and social forces that have given rise to it. The large role played by church and social organizations in the black community is described in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781880285053
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 03/01/1993
Pages: 74
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Emmett D. Carson directed the first national study of black philanthropy at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. He is currently a program officer at the Ford Foundation, where he is responsible for the promotion of philanthropy.

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