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Support Black-Led & Benefiting Nonprofits

August 28th, 8am - midnight ET

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Join the ONLY giving day dedicated to giving back to Black nonprofits!

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2024 marks the seventh year the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (YBGB) will promote financial giving for Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits! The giving begins on August 28th at 8am ET. Early giving starts at 8am ET on August 26th.

Black-led and Black-benefiting organizations serve as essential first responders to community crises and deserve comprehensive support to unlock their full potential!

Significance of August 28th

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August 28, 1955

14-year-old Emmett Till was brutally murdered by three white men, which, became a “flashpoint in the civil rights movement.”

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August 28, 1963

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, D.C.

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August 28, 2005

Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana. The storm, which devastated New Orleans, inordinately impacted many of the city’s Black residents.

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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.

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August 28, 1945

Major League Baseball President Branch Rickey met with Jackie Robinson to tell him he would be integrating the Majors.

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August 28, 2020

Our beloved Chadwick Boseman, aka T'Challa, transitioned to be with the ancestors.

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