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MEET THE ONLY BLACK WOMAN IN THE U.S. WHO OWNS HER OWN BANK

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MEET THE ONLY BLACK WOMAN IN THE U.S. WHO OWNS HER OWN BANK

by Dana Givens via https://www.blackenterprise.com/

One Black woman has managed to defy all the odds and is now the only Black woman to own and operate a banking institution in the United States.

Kiko Davis is a major stockholder of the First Independence Bank as a trustee of the Donald Davis Living Trust, the tenth-largest African American-owned bank in the country. In addition to running the bank, Davis is also the founder and president of the Don Davis Legacy Foundation to immortalize the legacy of her husband, Donald Davis, and also works as the managing director of Groovesville Productions & Publishing L.L.C., which controls the rights of several Grammy Award-winning music catalogs.

Davis says she gained leadership skills by watching other Black women taking on senior roles and running…

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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