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Black Elites in Business

Throughout history, black people have built businesses and wealth not matter the racial climate of the country.  In this section of the virtual exhibit, meet the wealthiest black elites at the turn of the century and the indelible mark they left on not only business, but the abolition movement.

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Madame Elizabeth Keckley

First Lady of Design


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Royal, Black and Elite

A Tribute to Nobility and the Pioneers

of Etiquette in Black History

Add this Royal side of Black History to your library TODAY! 

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