Meet the only African American millionaires out of the over 4000 in the US immediately after emancipation

November 18, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Faces of Black Excellence, History

Mohammed Awal

Mohammed Awal

November 18, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Faces of Black Excellence, History

Mary Ellen Pleasant Pic Credit: blackinhistory.tumblr.com

There were 4,047 millionaires in the United States immediately after emancipation, according to historical accounts.

Out of that number six were said to be African Americans.

In this article, Face2face Africa places the lens on five out of the six:

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