Honoring Black History — The Socialite Who Became Rich

Amanda Dickson Toomer beat all odds of Slavery.

L. Jean Davis

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slave house on cotton field
Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash slave house on cotton field

Amanda Dickson Toomer

In my hometown, Atlanta, Georgia, there was an African American woman who became one of the wealthiest women of the 19th Century.

Amanda Dickson was born to a 13-year-old enslaved African girl and a white planter farmer…

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L. Jean Davis

Never too late to pursue your dreams after 60, which I did. I am a freelance writer. I love to write about real life , travel, history, natural foods.