First black dealer: Homer Roberts in 1923

Restuccia, Rusty
November 2000
Automotive News;11/20/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5904, p14
Trade Publication
Profiles pioneer black automobile dealers in the United States. Homer Roberts of the Roberts-Campbell Motors Inc.; Dan Gaines' Ford dealership on the South Side of Chicago; Ed Davis of the Davis Motor Sales in Detroit; Robert Nelson Jr., first black to receive import-car franchises.


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