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Robert & Sheila Johnson – First Black Billionaires

Who are Robert and Sheila Johnson? First, they were husband and wife for 33 years before divorcing in 2002. Second, they were the co-founders of the Black Entertainment Television (BET) cable network. Lastly, both made history by becoming the first African American billionaires. Robert L. Johnson Robert L. Johnson was born in Hickory, Mississippi to …

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These 4 Organizations Help Minority Start-ups Gain Access to Capital

It has never been a “walk in the park” for small businesses to grow from the ground up. However, despite the amount of work an entrepreneur invests into their business, without sufficient financial backing often unfortunately their efforts amount to nothing. Capital is one of the most evasive yet vital resources to attain for any …

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7 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses That Should Be on Your Radar

Businesses take time to build unless you find a completely new, unique, and beneficial venture that is well funded. Since funding is crucial, grants will boost your enterprise, and greatly enhance profitability. Women-owned enterprises abound, and proper financing will increase their visibility and success. Here are seven grants or organizations/institutions that offer grants for women-owned …

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