B.E. 40th ANNIVERSARY COVER GALLERY

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Even before BE Next – our movers and shakers between the ages of 21 and 35 – our editors were on the lookout for the best and brightest on the rise. In this August 1975 cover, Under 30 & Moving Up, BLACK ENTERPRISE identified quite a few individuals who left an indelible mark on the business world. In the feature, we identified Goldman Sachs Associate W. Don Cornwell, who went on to create one-time BE 100s media giant Granite Broadcasting; Leo Burnett Associate Creative Director Carol H. Williams, who now owns and operates the nation’s second largest black-owned advertising agency; and Presidential Advisor Richard Parsons who made the transition from politics to business, eventually serving as chairman for both Time Warner and Citigroup.

Even before BE Next – our movers and shakers between the ages of 21 and…