Maggie Lena Walker

Maggie Lena Walker

By iHeartPodcasts

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Monday, 8 November

Maggie Lena Walker was the first Black woman in the U.S. to charter a bank – she was also the first Black woman in the U.S. to serve as a bank’s president. But the bank was only one of her many endeavors which focused on improving the lives of the entire Black community.

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