Before Blockchain, African-Americans Never Had a Black Wall Street

By hackernoon
2018.02.14. 22:06
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As part of the Afro-Tech Atlanta movement, my team will begin the rollout of first generation micro-market exchange technology leveraging blockchain distributed ledger technology, pending compliance review. Please note our micro-exchanges project been under development for several years and this topic came up several times on how to establish real economic solutions for divested African-American urban communities across the USA. After years of research, we have realized one of the missing components required for economic development in the African-American community was a free market exchange platform.In this article, our goal is to explain exactly how a market exchange platform works and the role blockchain will play in the architecture and work process. I will be providing some black historical pretext because it is very important to understand the background of our African-American history to fully appreciate why we African-Americans have strong use cases for blockchain technology and why the Afro-Tech are the real leaders and on the forefront of blockchain technology.The term “Black Wall Street” is a sloppy term used throughout the African-American community to refer to historical black community commercial districts comprised of merchants, insurance, banking and other entrepreneurial efforts.The problem with identifying these high street areas as “Black...



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