6 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Black Wall Street’

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People in Tulsa Were Leading in Luxury Possessions

In a time when the entire state of Oklahoma had only two airports, six Black families owned their own planes. The average income for a Black family was well over what minimum wage is today. Dr. Simon Berry, who owned the bus system in Tulsa, recalls that in 1910 his average income was around $500 a day, according to reports from sfbayview.com.

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