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Then and Now: Business in the Black

Northwest African American Museum Atlantic
Fri., Aug. 11, 7-10 p.m. 2017 All Ages


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Emancipated slaves and free black workers began laying the foundations of African American business districts as early as the 1800s. Some were wildly successful, including several millionaires. It took the efforts of racist citizenries to tear down this progress. The documentary Business in the Black: The Rise of Black Business in America 1800’s–1960’s tells the story of these entrepreneurs. Stay after the screening to talk with the director, Anthony Brogdon, and DeCharlene Williams from the Central District Chamber of Commerce.

Northwest African American Museum

2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle, WA 98144
Hours: Wed-Sun

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This event is in the past.
  • Fri., Aug. 11, 7-10 p.m. 2017