November 21 Erie’s Black Wall Street: Creating a Culture of Black Excellence and Wealth 

Erie’s Black Wall Street serves as a vehicle for change and empowerment of Erie’s Black community through cultivating relationships and social networks, education, and promoting black entrepreneurship. Positive Black entrepreneurship is a necessary staple of Black life in the United States. In segregated society, there were places of commerce, community and support. In desegregated society, Black businesses perform many of the same functions, but with expanded outlooks and potential. 

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