The Rise And Fall Of Jesse Binga: The Founder And Titan Of Banking In The Early 20th Century

The Rise And Fall Of Jesse Binga: The Founder And Titan Of Banking In The Early 20th Century

Binga founded the Binga State bank in 1908 in Chicago and it was one of two pre-eminent Black-owned financial institutions in the US until its collapse during the Great Depression. Born in Detroit in 1865, Binga established himself in Chicago first as a real estate broker during the Great Migration. He was able to buy homes […]

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