S4 E414: Biddy Mason

Aired: 4/14/2019 | 0:02:00 | Expires: 9/18/2021 | Episode
Biddy Mason, who was born a slave and died a millionaire, was an outstanding figure of the 19th century. Biddy Mason was named “the first African American real estate mogul.“ She owned valuable property in downtown Los Angeles worth nearly 8 million dollars by today's value. Biddy Mason was also a well-known philanthropist. She founded an orphanage, a school, and First AME Church in LA.


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