2018 GIVING BLACK DAY

ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2018, THE YOUNG, BLACK AND GIVING BACK INSTITUTE (YBGB) WILL CULMINATE BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH WITH “GIVING BLACK DAY,” AN INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BLACK-LED AND BLACK-BENEFITING GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS LIKE GIRL FLIGHT, INC.

 

 

 

Why August 28?

  • AUGUST 28, 1955: 14-YEAR-OLD EMMETT TILL WAS BRUTALLY MURDERED BY THREE WHITE MEN, WHICH, BECAME A “FLASHPOINT IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.”

  • AUGUST 28, 1963: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DELIVERED HIS ICONIC “I HAVE A DREAM” SPEECH IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

  • AUGUST 28, 2005: HURRICANE KATRINA MADE LANDFALL IN LOUISIANA. THE STORM, WHICH DEVASTATED NEW ORLEANS, INORDINATELY IMPACTED MANY OF THE CITY’S BLACK RESIDENTS.

  • AUGUST 28, 2008: THEN-SENATOR BARACK OBAMA ACCEPTED THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT, BECOMING THE FIRST BLACK MAN TO EVER WIN THE NOMINATION AND BID FOR THE PRESIDENCY.

  • AND ON AUGUST 28, 2018: THE YOUNG, BLACK & GIVING BACK INSTITUTE HOSTS AN ENTIRE DAY DEDICATED TO BLACK GIVING!

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