This Week in Black History

Great Moments in Black History

April 26, 1903

Maggie L. Walker, a crusading businesswoman, civic activist and newspaper editor, founds the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank and Trust Company in Richmond, Virginia, becoming the first woman – black or white – to head a U.S. bank.

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