Maggie Lena Walker Memorial



Maggie Lena Walker Memorial in Richmond, VA

A larger-than-life statue of one of the most prominent women of Richmond, Maggie L. Walker (1864-1934), stands in a plaza that bears her name in Richmond's city center.
Walker was a civil rights and community leader, educator, businesswoman, and entrepreneur who dedicated her life to improving the lives of African Americans, especially women.
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