Tanisha C. Ford headshot
Current Member

Tanisha C. Ford

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. and Annette L. Nazareth Member

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Black Women, Philanthropy, Social Justice Movements

Home Institution

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

Tanisha C. Ford's project, "Our Secret Society: America’s Forgotten Black Philanthropists for Racial Justice," is a cultural-economic history of the Civil Rights movement that explores how Black women raised millions of dollars for movement organizations by hosting lavish galas, fashion shows, and card parties for an interracial audience.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science
current

Degrees

Indiana University-Bloomington
Ph.D.
2011