Maggie Lena Walker Award

PayPal and Liza Mickens Continue the Legacy of Maggie L. Walker, the First Black Woman to Charter a Bank in America
PayPal and Liza Mickens Continue the Legacy of Maggie L. Walker, the First Black Woman to Charter a Bank in America

“I think that Maggie’s entire mission was to uplift African American women,” says Liza Mickens, the great-great-granddaughter of Maggie Lena Walker, the first Black woman to found and charter a bank in America. Walker didn’t just make history as the first Black woman to own and charter her own...

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