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February 26, 2021

Maggie L Walker – Pioneer in Banking

For Black History Month, we continue to honor pioneers of our industry. Maggie L. Walker (1864-1934) was the first African-American woman in the U.S. to charter a bank, the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank, and serve as its president. The bank’s leadership also included several female board members. As an advocate of African American women’s […]

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