Nonprofit donations can really add up! See how these five Black Americans contributed nearly a billion dollars in combined donations.
Big names in sports often use their platforms to raise awareness of charitable causes. See how a few well-known African American athletes are giving back.
From health to education to disaster relief, these household names in media have contributed millions of dollars to support communities around the world.
Whether from amassing a large fortune or saving nickels and dimes, African Americans have a tremendous legacy of philanthropy in the United States. As we celebrate Black History Month, we honor the selflessness and generosity of a few distinguished citizens.