Where to Buy Giving Back

Valaida Fullwood (author), Charles W. Thomas Jr. (photographer) and Casajulie (cover and book designer

GIVING BACK: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists reframes portraits of philanthropy with inspiring photography and stories of generosity. Read an Excerpt 

Readers Are Saying


  • New-Philanthropists.org — Order one or more copies via New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP Charlotte), a Charlotte, NC-based giving circle. 

    Every book purchased “keeps giving,” since 100 percent of proceeds go to NGAAP Charlotte and are invested in philanthropic causes—and because the stories themselves inspire readers to give. 

  • Amazon.com — A limited number of books from third-party sellers remains available

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Giving Black Matters


Photo: June 2020 protest against injustice, Charlotte, NC | V. Fullwood

Earlier this month, I spun a whirlwind of emotions and thoughts into an op-ed and posted it on Medium.com. I made an appeal to my Southern city, Charlotte, North Carolina, and hope it’s listening. Below is an excerpt.

By elevating and strengthening Black leadership and voices of groups that historically have been marginalized, our city can make strides in de-centering Whiteness. We must dismantle systems of anti-Black racism that have dominated Southern culture and sustained institutions and structures that perpetuate distrust, oppression, inequity and injustice.

You can read the entire piece here, Giving Black Matters: A Call for Philanthropy That Believes In Our Humanity and Invests In Our Equality.


Photo: June 2020 protest against injustice, Charlotte, NC | V. Fullwood

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