watch video image_CroppedIt’s hard to fathom that a boy born into slavery and then set free without a penny to his name was able to become a successful entrepreneur and the first black millionaire in the south. ┬áMy great uncle Alonzo Herndon not only pulled himself and his family up by the bootstraps but also took it upon himself to help other African-Americans better their lives and achieve equal rights.

 

 

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