Little Known Black History Facts

Jeremiah G. Hamilton, the so-called “Prince of Darkness,” was a powerful Wall Street broker and considered its first Black millionaire. Hamilton used questionable tactics to amass his considerable wealth and was reportedly despised by both Black and White businessmen. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  Hamilton was born either in the Caribbean Islands or Richmond, Va. […]

Don Cheadle will follow up last year’s Miles Davis biopic with a project that sheds light on another real life hero of cultural significance. The actor will star in and produce “Prince of Darkness,” a biopic of 19th Century black millionaire Jeremiah G. Hamilton, reports Variety. Steven Baigelman, who co-wrote the “Miles Ahead” screenplay with […]