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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Davis_(car_dealer)

Known for, First African American inductee to the Automotive Hall of Fame, Headed Detroit public bus system. Edward Davis (February 27, 1911 – May 3, 1999) was an American car dealer. He had a ... 1911 births · 1999 deaths · Auto dealerships · Vehicle retailers · Automotive pioneers · African-American history in Detroit ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer_B._Roberts

Known for, Ist African American Army Lt., 1st black auto dealer, built the first shopping mall. Homer B. Roberts (1885–1952) was a graduate of Kansas State Agricultural College and ... The Kansas City Automotive Museum honors this pioneer with the Homer B. Roberts showroom which showcases automobiles from the era.

www.aacamuseum.org/pioneers-in-african-american-auto-history

Pioneers in African American Auto History ... laid the foundation for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car dealers, designers, ... Visitors will learn about the only recorded African-American car manufacturer, C.R. Patterson of ...

aacardealers.com/intro.html

The Pioneers. Introduction. For more than five decades, it was believed that Ed Davis was the first African-American to be awarded a new car franchise.

www.aacardealers.com/men.html

The Pioneers. The Men. Homer B. Roberts Dan Gaines Ed Davis Robert H. Nelson, Jr. Robert Neal C. G. Hairston Al Johnson ...

www.oldcarsweekly.com/news/pioneers-african-american-automotive-history-aaca-museum

Feb 9, 2017 ... Pioneers in African American Automotive History at the AACA Museum ... for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car dealers, ...

www.blackenterprise.com/small-business/ivan-vassall-sr-auto-dealer-philadelphia

Nov 13, 2012 ... Pioneering African American Auto Dealer Dead at 96. Vassall Sr., operated the first black-owned auto dealership in Philadelphia. by C. Daniel ...

www.oldcarsweekly.com/news/pioneers-in-african-american-automotive-history-at-the-aaca-museum

Jan 27, 2016 ... Pioneers in African American Automotive History at the AACA Museum ... as franchised car dealers, designers, custom car builders, race car ...

www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2015/08/04/mel-farr-pioneer-among-minority-auto-dealers/31101145

Aug 4, 2015 ... Former Detroit Lion Mel Farr built automotive dealership empire before ... Farr as the largest African American-owned company in the country.