Against the Tide: The Turbulent Times of a Black Entrepreneur

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Against the Tide is a true story that captures the fear and hardships faced by African Americans during a disturbing time in American history the post-Reconstruction period that led to the introduction of Jim Crow laws. Through hard work and determination, Hansford C. Bayton would rise from humble beginnings to become the captain and owner of five excursion and mail delivery steamboats that plied the Rappahannock River during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Unusually for an African American, he would acquire wealth and the ...

Against the Tide: The Turbulent Times of a Black Entrepreneur 2016, Strategic Media Books

ISBN-13: 9781939521569

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