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Black Fortunes The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Survived Slavery and Became Millionaires

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ISBN-10: 0062437607

ISBN-13: 9780062437600

Edition: N/A

Authors: Shomari Wills

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"By telling the little-known stories of six pioneering African American entrepreneurs, Black Fortunes makes a worthy contribution to black history, to business history, and to American history."--Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times Bestselling author of Hidden Figures Between the years of 1830 and 1927, as the last generation of blacks born into slavery was reaching maturity, a small group of industrious, tenacious, and daring men and women broke new ground to attain the highest levels of financial success. Mary Ellen Pleasant, used her Gold Rush wealth to further the cause of abolitionist John Brown. Robert Reed Church, became the largest landowner in Tennessee. Hannah Elias, the mistress…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/29/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English