City to un­veil Mag­gie Walker mon­u­ment next month

The Washington Times Daily - - METRO -

The city of Rich­mond will un­veil its new mon­u­ment hon­or­ing pi­o­neer­ing African-Amer­i­can en­trepreneur Mag­gie Walker next month.

The Rich­mond Times-Dis­patch re­ported that the mon­u­ment to Walker will stand in the Jack­son Ward neigh­bor­hood. An un­veil­ing and ded­i­ca­tion will be­gin the morn­ing of July 15.

Walker was the first African-Amer­i­can woman to char­ter a bank.

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