Memphis Massacre of 1866
After the ending of the Civil War going into the Reconstruction era, racial tensions, political and social racism between blacks and whites were at an all time high. Leading up to deadly riots that happened across the states, come hear about how one such riot in Memphis would change not only the city, but how it changed and defined the status of freedmen and women
Mary Ellen Pleasant
One of the most publicized African-American women in San Francisco, Mary Ellen Pleasant, considered to be the first African-American self-made millionaire decades before Madam C. J. Walker was a mysterious woman of remarkable influence who challenged societal norms. A woman who was ahead of her time.