The astonishing untold history of America’s first black
millionaires—former slaves who endured incredible challenges to
amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the
Jacksonian period to the Roaring Twenties—self-made entrepreneurs
whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes
such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison.
While Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Michael Jordan, and Will... more...