cartermagazine: “ Today In History ‘Maggie Lena Walker, business and civic leader, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date July Walker was the nation’s first Black woman to head a bank. Walker founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in.
blackhistoryalbum: “ Maggie Laura, Elizabeth, Armstead, and Mamie……the grandchildren of Maggie L. Walker, the first American woman to found and be president of a bank and an early advocate for African American women’s rights Courtesy of the Maggie L.
Jane M. Bolin was the African American woman graduate of Yale Law School & the first Black female judge in the United States. She's pictured here in July 1939 after her appointment by NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Judge Bolin retired in 40 y
Neuroembryologist, Initiator of Head Start Programs, National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Howard University graduate (LA BS, Geraldine Pittman Woods received the Doctor of Humane Letters during Howard University Commencement.