A Moment In African-American History Dubbed America's "Black Wall Street" by Booker T. Washington, the 35-block Greenwood District became a prosperous center for black commerce in the early 1900s, housing more than 300 black-owned businesses including hotels, theaters, restaurants and much more. Black Wall Street: A Look Back [PHOTOS] - Photos - EBONY
'African-American' Favored By Many of America's Blacks
LEAD: A movement led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson to call blacks African-Americans has met with both rousing approval and deep-seated skepticism in a debate that is coming to symbolize the role and history of blacks in this country.