Black Americans have a storied history of building thriving Black business districts

Written by on March 5, 2024

Black folks have a long history of not only creating dynamic and vibrant businesses, but entire business districts, all while surrounded by the ever-present threat and promise of white domestic terrorism.

Most of us are familiar with Black Wall Street. But to those in the know, when you mention Black Wall Street, they’ll ask, “Which one?” And they will then probably run down a list similar to the one offered here, to show you just a sampling of our business ownership legacy in these so-called United States.

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