“The Ujima Legacy Fund grew out of a series of conversations that we had in a barbershop. We did research on black male philanthropy and decided that we needed to form an African American male giving circle.” Reginald Gordon.
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The UNCF telethon made black history, American history and fundraising history. The telethon actually began years earlier in Dallas, Texas. The first telethon was a live performance at the Fairmont Hotel with STAX recording artists Rufus Thomas and Johnny Taylor backed by the Dallas symphony.