Historic Black Enterprise Magazine Covers: Ronald H. Brown, June 1996

Check out today's historic BE cover featuring the first black Secretary of US Commerce

The death of Ronald H. Brown, the first African American secretary of the U.S. Commerce Department, ended what had been considered the most effective in American history.

Ushering in an era of “commercial diplomacy,” Brown promoted international trade, new technology and greater advocacy of minority business development.

black enterprise magazine cover june 1996