June 23, 2017

Saturday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying the weekend! We conclude our series on African-American Bankers with....   RICHARD HENRY BOYD (1843-1922) One-Cent Savings and Trust Company (Citizens Bank) Nashville, TN … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

HAPPY FRIDAY PRAGOBOTS! We continue our series on African-American Bankers....   ROBERT REED CHURCH, SR. (1839-1912) Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company Memphis, TN … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our series on African-American Bankers....   RICHARD R. WRIGHT, SR. (1855-1947) Citizens and Southern Bank and Trust Company Philadelphia, PA … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

HAPPY HUMP DAY P.O.U.! We continue our series on African-American Bankers...   MAGGIE L. WALKER (1867-1934) St. Luke Penny Savings Bank Richmond, VA … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

GOOD MORNING PRAGOBOTS! We continue our series on African-American Bankers...   REV. WILLIAM WASHINGTON BROWNE (1849-1897) The True Reformers Bank Richmond, VA … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

GOOD MONDAY MORNING P.O.U.! (This series was originally posted in May 2013) This week's series will focus on African-American Bankers.   JESSE BINGA (1865-1950) Binga State Bank Chicago, Ill … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Alfred L. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was best known for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897. Cralle was born on September 4, 1866, in Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia, just after the end of the American Civil … [Read more...]