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੃ Kindle Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires store 摁 ePUB Author Shomari Wills ᕥ ੃ Kindle Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires store 摁 ePUB Author Shomari Wills ᕥ The astonishing untold history of America s first black millionaires former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring 20s self made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison While Oprah Winfrey, Jay Z, Beyonc , Michael Jordan, and Will Smith are among the estimated 35,000 black millionaires in the nation today, these famous celebrities were not the first blacks to reach the storied 1 percent Between the years of 1830 and 1927, as the last generation of blacks born into slavery were reaching maturity, a small group of smart, tenacious, and daring men and women broke new ground to attain the highest levels of financial success Black Fortunes is an intriguing look at these remarkable individuals, including Napoleon Bonaparte Drew author Shomari Wills great great great grandfather the first black man in Powhatan County contemporary Richmond to own property in post Civil War Virginia His achievements were matched by five other unknown black entrepreneurs including Mary Ellen Pleasant, who used her Gold Rush wealth to further the cause of abolitionist John Brown Robert Reed Church, who became the largest landowner in Tennessee Hannah Elias, the mistress of a New York City millionaire, who used the land her lover gave her to build an empire in Harlem Orphan and self taught chemist Annie Turnbo Malone, who developed the first national brand of hair care products Madam C J Walker, Turnbo Malone s employee who would earn the nickname America s first female black millionaire Mississippi school teacher O W Gurley, who developed a piece of Tulsa, Oklahoma, into a town for wealthy black professionals and craftsmen that would become known as the Black Wall Street A fresh, little known chapter in the nation s story a blend of Hidden Figures, Titan, and The Tycoons Black Fortunes illuminates the birth of the black business titan and the emergence of the black marketplace in America as never before Black Fortunes The Story of the First Six African Black Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires Shomari Wills on FREE shipping qualifying offers One Ebony Magazine s True Read picks By telling little known Tell Us Things About Your Book America Jan , In Fortunes, writes about six people who overcame immense odds in th century to achieve great economic success astonishing untold history first black millionaires former slaves endured incredible challenges amass maintain their wealth for a Home sobaiamempowered THE ND EDITION OF NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE S STATE BLACK AMERICA IS 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    • Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires
    • 4.1
    • 391
    • Kindle
    • Shomari Wills
    • English
    • 20 April 2017

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