COMPLETED – Themes From the Book: Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy During Jim Crow

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Tyrone Freeman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Lilly School of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow, (University of Illinois Press, 2020). It 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 philanthropist and entrepreneur.