Black Titan A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire (Paperback)
|Author: Carol/ Hines Jenkins|
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|The grandson of slaves, born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South, A.G. Gaston died more than a century later with a fortune worth well over $130 million and a business empire spanning communications, real estate, and insurance. Here, for the first time, is the story of the life of this extraordinary pioneer, told by his niece and grandniece, the award-winning television journalist Carol Jenkins and her daughter, Elizabeth Gardner Hines.|
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A compelling biography of one of America's first African-American entrepreneurs and millionaires details the life and times of this grandson of slaves, born into poverty in the late-nineteenth-century South, who built a business empire based on insurance, real estate, and communications and played a key financial role in the civil rights movement. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
eBooks: Kobo. Book Format: Hardcover. Number of Pages: 0320. Publisher: University Press of Kentucky ...