We are made by history. Students study philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today. Students participate in a service project in which they create an informational "Pop-Up Museum" to tell stories of black history and philanthropy....
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We are made by history. Students study philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today.
with additional editorial contributions
by Luana G. Nissan
Philanthropy Education and Research Consultant
“In a society where being an African American and female meant being an outsider or sometimes invisible, these women dared to go after what they wanted, to demand what they deserved. Some of them were reluctant leaders, while others were not even aware of their bravery, but their legaci
This lesson will introduce the children to a hero whose actions changed the course of history. Students will describe what they learned about being a hero and relate some of the characteristics of heroes to a personal hero.
Written by Lindsay Stawick with some content from an earlier edition by
Philanthropy is "goodwill to fellow men; especially active effort to promote human welfare (Merriam-Webster 2003)."
Students will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy and the history of philanthropic deeds in Michigan's early history.
Authored by Kayla Allen-Brown