In the heartland of America there existed one of the most successful and wealthiest Black Communities during the early 20th century. Among the over 600 businesses that existed during this place and time were 21 churches, 30 restaurants, 41 grocery stores, two movie theaters, six privately-owned airplanes, several libraries, a hospital, a bank, a post office, a bus system, and its own school system. All of these businesses thrived within a 36 block radius. This Paradise of prosperity is a shining example of group economics and what is possible when Black people synergize and work together for the greater good.
A Photo of Business Owners of Black Wall Street

In the heartland of America there existed one of the most successful and wealthiest Black Communities during the early 20th century.

Among the over 600 businesses that existed during this place and time were 21 churches, 30 restaurants, 41 grocery stores, two movie theaters, six privately-owned airplanes, several libraries, a hospital, a bank, a post office, a bus system, and its own school system. All of these businesses thrived within a 36 block radius.

This Paradise of prosperity is a shining example of group economics and what is possible when Black people synergize and work together for the greater good.

This area was Greenwood, Tulsa Oklahoma. It was more popularly known as

BLACK WALL STREET.

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