- 16 Feb 2017
- Cold Call Podcast
Growing up in the heart of the Confederacy, Maggie Lena Walker started work as a laundress at age 9. At 16, she was working as a teacher and learning accounting. Eventually she lead the Independent of Order of St. Luke and founded a bank, a newspaper, and a retail store, creating jobs and opportunities for many women and other African Americans. Professor Tony Mayo discusses Walker’s remarkable legacy of firsts. Open for comment; 0 Comment(s) posted.