Wednesday, December 16, 2015

John Malveaux: The Leonard Lopate Show: The Untold Story of America's First Black Millionaire

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Historian Shane White discusses his new book, Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire. Despite Hamilton's lowly upbringing, he achieved success and amassed a two million dollar fortune in the mid-nineteenth century, becoming the richest African American in the U.S. at that time.

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