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January 14, 2019  

Episode 8 Elmore Bolling Lowndes County Alabama

January 14, 2019

Elmore Bolling was a successful black businessman in Lowndes County, Alabama. He ran an inclusive business in the Jim Crow South and was known for his philanthropy. His success angered a group of white men who murdered Bolling in 1947

Learn more about Elmore Bolling and his life
The Bolling Foundation
Penalty for Success by Josphine Bolling McCall
Performed by Ross Gentry. Courtesy of Headway Recordings in Asheville, North Carolina. Learn more here