Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jackson Ward(Harlem of the South) Black Wall St, Boley

jacksonward aka the Harlem he south ,Black Wall st also Known as the Black Mecca of commerce of trade this historic part of richmond virginia was one of the most prolific black economic independent part of a town in the u.s. at the time tjis area had over a period of 1888 to 1930 five black owned Banks one by William Browne , Maggie L Walker, also it was the place of entertainment and wralth clubs,grocery stores,insurance companies, barber shops, residents didnt have to leave this district four resources all black district of former slaves and free blacks...

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