Playwright and author of BLACKBERRY DAYS OF SUMMER, Ruth P. Watson’s UNLADYLIKE, a novel based on the life of Maggie Lena Walker, the revered daughter of a laundress and former enslaved woman, who became the first African American female bank founder and President in America in the heart of Jim Crow Richmond, VA, a brave and inspiring visionary who helped build one of the most vibrant, financially independent, and prosperous Black communities of her time to Melanie Iglesias Perez at Atria Books, for publication in spring 2023, by Marly Rusoff at Marly Rusoff & Associates (world)
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