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Maggie Lena Walker: Trailblazing Entrepreneurial Activist

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 9:30 am

  Maggie Lena Walker wore many hats: teacher, mother, businesswoman, entrepreneur, and activist, among other roles. She was given an honorary Master’s degree from Virginia Union University, was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S Business Hall of Fame, and had…

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John H. Johnson: Media Pioneer and Entrepreneur

Posted on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 9:30 am

  Long before there was Oprah and Michael Jordan representing African Americans on the Forbes 400 list, there was John H. Johnson. The media pioneer’s successes include the landmark magazines Ebony and Jet, which eventually led him to be the…

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Madam C.J. Walker, America’s First Female Self-Made Millionaire

Posted on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at 9:30 am

  Female entrepreneurs face a difficult road, even in the modern day. For women in business, dealing with the inequality and sexism that remains after decades of incremental progress can be hard enough, but when the challenges of starting and…

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Arianna Huffington: Digital Media Mogul
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Arianna Huffington: Digital Media Mogul

Posted on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 9:30 am

  If you’ve spent any time surfing the web, then you’ve come across an article or two from The Huffington Post. Behind the Pulitzer Prize winning site is Arianna Huffington: entrepreneur, syndicated columnist and author of 14 books to date.…

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