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Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
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Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire


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  • Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire available on August 21 2016 from Buy for 147.34
  • Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire available on November 22 2014 from Amazon for 37.32
  • ISBN bar code 9780345453471 ξ2 registered August 21 2016
  • ISBN bar code 9780345453471 ξ1 registered February 01 2015
  • ISBN bar code 9780345453471 ξ3 registered November 22 2014
  • Product category is Book
  • Manufacturered by One World/Ballantine

Drawing on rich family lore as well as new research, this biography tells the extraordinary life story of the forefather of black American entrepreneurship and one of America's first black millionaires. 8-page photo insert.


References
    ^ Black Titan : A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire by Elizabeth Gardner Hines and Carol Jenkins (2003, Hardcover) (revised Feb 2015)
    ^ Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire Buy. (revised Aug 2016)
    ^ (2003). Black Titan: A. G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire, One World/Ballantine. Amazon. (revised Nov 2014)

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We learned in Our Kind of People that there have always been rich black folk; what is shameful is our lack of exposure or knowledge of such individuals. A.J. Gaston was one of the wealthiest black men and the first black millionaire. His story has been detailed by his niece, journalist/broadcaster Carol Jenkins, and her daughter, Elizabeth Gardner Hines in Black Titan, a revealing biography that is both compelling and forthright. Gaston, who was born poor in Alabama in 1892 and raised partially by his mater..
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To say that a black man in one of the most segregated states in the Union,would rise up and become a millionaire during a time when that was not the norm,is in and of itself a miracle. The story of A.G.Gaston is little known outside of Birmingham and Alabama, but every African American should get a copy of this book and read for yourself how this man rose up and became a millionaire during Jim Crow times. Written by his neices,it is tastefully written,and a wonderful addition to anyone's library.
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I am definitely going to suggest to my Black Studies teachers that they incorporate this book into their classrooms. A.G. Gaston is the entreprenuers hero! This is a story of an individual who could not and would not stay in the position society told him he was to adhere to. His self determination and self reliance into forging a life and business for himself is enough to make anyone feel ashamed of themselves for suggesting that they cannot become an entreprenuer. I recommend that you purchase this boo..
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