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This week's selection of outstandng Black entrepreneurs & executives

  • David Steward

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    Born: July 2, 1951, Chicago, Illinois, United States;

    Occupation: Businessperson;

    Position: Chairman & Founder;

    Company: World Wide Technology…

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    Isiah Thomas is Chairman and CEO of Isiah International, a holding company with interests in a diversified portfolio of companies, founded in…

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    Macky Tall is a Partner and Chair of Carlyle’s Global Infrastructure Group, which includes efforts across transportation, renewables, energy, power,…

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    KeJuan Wilkins is EVP, Chief Communications Officer at NIKE, Inc., where he guides all corporate, consumer and employee communications including the…

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  • Sim Tshabalala

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    Simphiwe Tshabalala, is Group CEO and Executive Director of Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by assets and the 421th largest publicly traded…

  • Craig Williams

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    Craig Anthony Williams has served as the President, Geographies & Marketplace, NIKE, Inc. since May 2023, where he leads a cross-functional team…

  • G. Scott Uzzell

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    G. Scott Uzzell is Vice President/GM, North America, NIKE Inc., since May 2023. He was previously President & CEO of Converse, Inc., where he was…

Black Billionaires

There are currently 18 Black billionaires in the world. Nigerian business magnate Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the world's richest Black person. Rihanna, at 33 years old, became the youngest Black billionaire to date, with a net worth $1.7 billion. Black billionaires make up less than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. It is a testament to the hard work, dedication and ambition of these individuals, who have been able to break through barriers and achieve success in a world that often makes it hard for Black people to do so. 

  • Aliko Dangote

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    Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria;

    Occupation: Businessperson;

    Position: Chairman, President;

    Company: The Dangote Group; …

  • Robin Rihanna Fenty

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    🇧🇧 Ambassador Robyn Rihanna Fenty, NH, is the co-founder and CEO of Fenty, Fenty Beauty, Savage X Fenty and founder of Clara Lionel Foundation.


  • Michael Jordan

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    Michael Jeffrey Jordan is Chairman and majority owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, which he purchased from BET founder, Robert L. Johnson in 2010.…

Black CEO's of Fortune 500 Companies

The "Fortune 500"  is a list of the 500 largest companies in the United States as compiled by Fortune magazine. Only 22 black executives have ever made it to the Chairman or CEO position of a "Fortune 500" listed company. 

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    Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;

    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Executive Chairman;

    Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; …

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    Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF, provider of retirement services in the academic, research,…

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