Tyrone Freeman to present 'Madam C.J. Walker's Gospel of Giving' during virtual event on March 24

Published: March 16, 2021

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The Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies will feature Tyrone Freeman in a virtual roundtable on Wednesday, March 24 at 12 p.m. CST. The topic of the presentation will be, “Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving.”

Tyrone McKinley Freeman is an award-winning writer, speaker and teacher whose work examines the intersections of philanthropy, activism and race in America. A nationally recognized expert in African American philanthropy, he writes and speaks about various forms of Black generosity and social change, past and present. He is the author of Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow (University of Illinois Press, 2020), which examines African American women’s history of charitable giving, activism, education and social service provision through the life and example of Madam C.J. Walker, the early twentieth-century black entrepreneur.

The event will take place via Zoom and will highlight more about this inspiring program.

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