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This Black Activist Was One of the Richest Men in Early America

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Forten managed to beat the odds to become a rich sailmaker and amass a large personal fortune. But Forten's story is not just one of a Black man who rose to be one of the wealthiest in Philadelphia, but of a devoted patriot who believed in making the ideals of his country a reality for all of its citizens ?" and, as we cover in this week's episode of OZY's hit podcast, T