Today In History ‘Maggie Lena Walker, business and civic leader, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date July 15, 1867. Walker was the nation’s first Black woman to head a bank. Walker founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, VA, in 1903.’ (photo: Maggie Lena Walker) - CARTER Magazine
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Savings Account #social #security #income #limits http://income.nef2.com/savings-account-social-security-income-limits/ #interest income # All You Need to Know About Savings Accounts Why open a savings account? Saving money is the key to setting yourself up for financial stability. Most people at least need an emergency savings account for surprise expenses, while it’s also a good idea to save for future goals like college or retirement. Savings accounts offer a number of advantages that…
July 13, 2012, Today In History: ‘Wole Soyinka, Nigerian novelist, playwright, poet, and teacher, was born on this date July 13, 1934. His powerful writings enabled him to become the first African writer to win the “Nobel Prize” for literature in 1986.’ (photo: Wole Soyinka) - CARTER Magazine
September 14, 2012 Today In History ‘Constance Baker Motley, Manhattan Borough President and the first Black woman named to a federal judgeship, was born in New Haven, CT, on this date in 1921.’ (photo: Constance Baker Motley) - CARTER Magazine
Today In History ‘Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” was born in Memphis, TN, on this date March 25, 1942. “Respect,” “God Bless the Child,” and “Natural Woman” are some of here most popular songs.’ (photo: Aretha Franklin) - CARTER Magazine
William T. Shorey (1859 – 1919) was a late 19th Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 13, 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the late-1880s and 1890s. He obtained his certification in 1885. Black history album
Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-fire, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.