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

FREE READ ´ Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire The grandson of slaves born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South A G Gaston diedthan a century later with a fortune worth well over 130 million and a business empire spanning communications real estate and insurance Gaston was by any measure a heroic figure whose wealth and influence bore comparison to J P Morgan and Andrew Carnegie Here for the first time is the story of the life of this extraordinary pioneer told by his niece and grandniece the award winning television journalist Carol Jenkins and her daughter Elizabeth Gardner HinesBorn at a time when the bitter legacy of slavery and Reconstruction still poisoned the lives of black Americans Gaston was determined to make a difference for himself and his people His first job after serving in the celebrated all black. Mr AG Gaston is truly great inspiration for all of humanity just to think that uneducated black man in America could achieve so much when all the odds was against him is exceptionally profoundly impressiveWhy so many black youths nowadays fall by the waste side when he got such monumental figure as AG Gaston to look up to

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FREE READ ´ Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire Regiment during World War I bound him to the near slavery of an Alabama coal minebut even here Gaston saw not only hope but opportunity He launched a business selling lunches to fellow miners soon established a rudimentary bankand from then on there was no stopping him A kind of black Horatio Alger Gaston let a single powerful uestion be his guide What do our people need now His success flowed from an uncanny genius for knowing the answer Combining rich family lore with a deep knowledge of American social and economic history Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Hines unfold Gastons success story against the backdrop of a century of crushing racial hatred and bigotry Gaston not only survived the hardships of being black during the Depression he flourished and by the 1950s he wa. Difficult to put down Some civil rights issues were clarified by reading the info in parts of the book Well written and enjoyable to read A reminder that persistence and hard work can pay off Starting small and growing organically is not to be frowned upon Had never heard of AG Gaston before picking up this book but his story was worth learning about

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FREE READ ´ Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire S ruling a Birmingham based business empire When the movement for civil rights swept through the South in the late 1950s and early 1960s Gaston provided critical financial support to many activistsAt the time of his death in 1996 A G Gaston was one of the wealthiest black men in America if not the wealthiest But his legacy extended far beyond the monetary He was a man who had proved it was possible to overcome staggering odds and make a place for himself as a leader a captain of industry and a far sighted philanthropist Writing with grace and power Jenkins and Hines bring their distinguished ancestor fully to life in the pages of this book Black Titan is the story of a man who created his own futureand in the process blazed a future for all black businesspeople in Ameri. Interesting bio on A G Gaston a great African American who promoted economic self sufficiency and possessed a passionate entrepreneurial spirit The book is well written and chronicles Gaston s life early as a child born in Alabama at a time when lynching of blacks in America was at its peak and continues through into adulthood focusing on his business ventures marriages and family life all the while including historical facts of black America during the 1900 s One of the writers is A G Gaston s niece noted author Carol Jenkins which allows for personal insight into his family life that otherwise may not have been available to the reader For example information about his second wife Minnie Gaston s personal success and her contribution to the black community was especially insightful Including the realization of Gaston s reluctance to be financially supportive of Minnie s entrepreneurial endeavorsThe book depicts the making of a millionaire A G Gaston by delving deep into Gaston s everyday life his struggles missteps and success as a black businessman I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book about Gaston who against all odds becomes successful in his community which highlights his accomplishments but also how he empowered others within the community as wellFavorite uote of book What I did any man can do if he has willpower determination and a plan To that I add Any woman can doWe need books about unsung heroes in the African American community I highly recommend this book


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  1. says: KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire] READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ù Carol Jenkins

    KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire] Mr AG Gaston is truly great inspiration for all of humanity just to think that uneducated black man in America could achieve so much when all the odds was against him is exceptionally profoundly impressiveWhy so many black youths nowadays fall by the waste side when he got such monumental figure as AG Gaston to look up to

  2. says: KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire]

    KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire] Difficult to put down Some civil rights issues were clarified by reading the info in parts of the book Well writ

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    CHARACTERS Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ù Carol Jenkins Carol Jenkins Ù 0 FREE READ Interesting bio on A G Gaston a great African American who promoted economic self sufficiency and possessed a passionate entrepreneu

  4. says: Carol Jenkins Ù 0 FREE READ READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ù Carol Jenkins CHARACTERS Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire

    KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire] Carol Jenkins Ù 0 FREE READ READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ù Carol Jenkins I loved to reading the story of the very enterprising A G GastonHis story reminds me much of what I heard about John Rockefeller Building a vertical empire each new business supporting the ones that came before them Each new business supporting a public needThis is a great read for people who would like to learn success principles study black history or just like great biographies

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    KINDLE [Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire] This book was enlightening on many different levels It shows how a Black man can achieve greatness with determination Also the information about the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham was presented as a flowing

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  • 19 December 2020
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