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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation
An outreach ministry of First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) that works to create change in the lives of more than 30,000 foster youth in Los Angeles County.
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Kevin Waite Sep 20
My latest for on California's long, strange history with Confederate heritage. Op-Ed: California finally sweeps away most of its tributes to the Confederacy. What took so long?
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The Long Road to Freedom Sep 4
African-Americans like Biddy Mason were not the only people who were held in bondage in Utah. Read an op-ed by project co-directors and on Native American bondage in the LDS colony:
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The Long Road to Freedom Sep 5
In 1866, Biddy Mason bought nearly one acre of property between Spring and Broadway. Later, her grandsons moved the family livery stable there, and today, Biddy Mason Memorial Park marks the spot. Explore a virtual map of Black Los Angeles on our website:
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P. Gabrielle Foreman 16 Aug 18
Senior scholars crowdsourced a short document called “Writing about Slavery/Teaching about Slavery.” If you add it to your syllabus, please share the discussions it raises.
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The Long Road to Freedom Sep 2
Great article by on Biddy Mason with quotes from project co-directors and
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Sep 4
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Office of the Governor of California Sep 2
Today is a great day to complete the . Respond online now at or by calling 844-330-2020.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Sep 2
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Kevin Waite Aug 31
Fascinating article on Biddy Mason by , featuring some thoughts from and yours truly + news of our new website
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Aug 31
The Long Road to Freedom is a collaborative research project, generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Co-directed by Sarah Barringer Gordon and Kevin Waite, the project explores the life and times of our Biddy Mason.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Aug 15
Happy birthday to Biddy Mason, who was born on this date, August 15, in 1818 in Hancock County, Ga. We honor her inspiring story each day by serving foster youth in Greater LA. To learn more about our work, or make a donation, head to .
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Aug 12
The new edition of the Beacon is posted! Meet the 24 inspiring recipients of the third annual BMCF Scholarship Awards and be inspired. They represent communities from all over the Southland and range from incoming college freshmen to doctorate candidates.
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iFoster Jul 18
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Aug 4
Today is Renewal Day for . If already signed up for the program, just confirm us as beneficiary. If you havent, go to link and choose “Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation.” It’s free to sign up and you help BCMF each time you shop w/ AmazonSmile.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Jul 31
The challenges for foster children and youth are multiplied during a pandemic.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Jul 18
Watch for our executive director, Jackie Broxton, during ’s Eyewitness News coverage of today’s scholarship awards. Thank you for coming out, Channel 7.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Jul 18
A huge thank you to for it’s contribution of tablets and cellphones and to for produce to each of our 23 Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Scholarship Award receipents.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Jul 18
Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation is pleased to award the recipients of its third annual BMCF Scholarship Awards for current and former Los Angeles County foster youth. The 23 recipients, who will share a record $40,000 grant pool, were honored Saturday.
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The Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Jul 17
We are excited to announce the 23 recipients of the 2020 Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation Scholarship Awards.
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leah jewett Jul 12
Bridget aka Biddy Mason – nurse, philanthropist, ex-slave – is showcased as an equal among medical professionals in the 1930s mural by my grandfather Bernard Zakheim that's slated for demolition by . Read all about it – & about – here
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