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Black History Month Should Be a Time to Study, Learn from and Resurrect ‘Black Wall Streets’
When I was in college 16 years ago, I learned about "Black Wall Streets" that existed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Durham, North Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina. I hadn’t known that during the Reconstruction era (1863-1977), Black people in the United States of America owned their own homes, businesses, airports, airplanes, grocery stores, department stores, delis,…