Tanisha C. Ford
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. and Annette L. Nazareth Member
Field of Study
Black Women, Philanthropy, Social Justice Movements
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
School of Social Science