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Opinion: Celebrating Black philanthropy in August and beyond

Black Philanthropy Month lifts memories of my grandparents, Dr. Whitney Moore Young, Sr. and Laura Ray Young.  They were the inspired leaders of the Lincoln Institute in Shelby County, Kentucky, in the Jim Crow South.   An all-Black boarding school supported by segregationist donors, Lincoln Institute was charged on the surface with teaching students agricultural, janitorial […]