Maggie L. Walker: Trailblazer in banking
In 1903, Maggie L. Walker founded St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, Virginia. In doing so, she became the first Black American woman to charter a bank in the United States — and one of the first women of any race to found a bank. Walker also had the distinction of leading the bank …
Maggie L. Walker: Trailblazer in banking

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