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Tyrone McKinley Freeman, PhD talk on October 6

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What the Black Church Taught Me about Generosity, and What It Means for Faith and Philanthropy Today! with Tyrone McKinley Freeman, PhD

Reflections on the many gifts and giving traditions of the Black Church and its historic legacy in the freedom movement as shared by an award-winning scholar of philanthropy, Tyrone McKinley Freeman, PhD, who is the son, grandson, nephew and cousin of Black Baptist preachers and First Ladies.

After the keynote address and Q&A, please join us for a networking lunch with community leaders who are engaging in questions around nurturing generosity in Black faith communities.

Friday, October 6, 2023, 11 am
Hampton Inn, 414 W. Vermont St, Indianapolis, Bishop Quinn Ballroom
Livestream available. Link will be shared closer to the event.

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Tyrone McKinley Freeman, PhD is an award-winning scholar and teacher who serves as the Glenn Chair in Philanthropy and associate professor of philanthropic studies. His research focuses on the history of African American philanthropy, philanthropy in communities of color, the history of American philanthropy, and philanthropy and fundraising in higher education. His book, Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow (University of Illinois Press, 2020) 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.