Inspiring Story of One of America's First African-American Millionaires

February 07, 2017 10:13 PM
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February is Black History Month in the United States. The annual, month-long national observance pays tribute to important people and events that shaped the history of African-Americans. VOA's Chris Simkins introduces us to a woman who grew up on a former slave plantation, fought against discrimination and went on to become one of the nation's first African-American millionaires.