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First woman to start a bank, a Black woman, gets a statue in the Confederacy’s capital
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Maggie L. Walker, the daughter of a former slave, is being memorialized with a statue in Richmond. She was the first country’s first woman to found a bank. She was a humanitarian, a teacher, an icon of her community in 1920s Richmond. Today Walker will get her own monument, a towering statue of her as […]

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