Past Event

The Binga State Bank and the Development of 'Bronzeville'

A Road Scholar program by Beth Johnson

In this PowerPoint presentation, Beth Johnson examines the evolution of Chicago’s Black Metropolis – Bronzeville – and explores its growth and economic development as a result of the establishment of the Binga State Bank. Established by entrepreneur Jesse Binga, the Binga State Bank, was the first State chartered, African American-owned bank in Chicago.

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