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No. 1: John H. Johnson, The Legend

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No. 2: Robert L. Johnson, The Power Player

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No. 5: Earl G. Graves Sr., The Champion Of Black Business

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No. 6: Oprah Winfrey, The Media Powerhouse

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No. 9: Russell Simmons, The Man Who Took Hip-Hop Mainstream

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No. 10: Percy Sutton, The Godfather Of Black Radio

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No. 11: Herman Russell, The Master Builder

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No. 12: Thomas Burrell, The Dean Of Black Advertising

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Mixing the Right Ingredients for Growth

CEO Tilmon Brown�s turnaround plan transformed New Horizons into a lean, mean baking machine

Operations are humming at the 56,000-square-foot Norwalk, Ohio, bakery. The facility’s 160 employees, nearly all…

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Susan L. Tayloer, 10 Facts

No. 13: Ed Lewis/Clarence Smith/Susan Taylor, The Voice Of Black Women

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No. 18: John Rogers, The Investment Icon

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No. 20: Earvin “Magic” Johnson, The Business All-Star

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Urban Radio Pioneer Sidney L. Small Laid to Rest

Rev. Al Sharpton delivers eulogy, Stevie Wonder performs in tribute to Access 1 Communications Chairman and CEO

Funeral services for Sidney L. Small, chairman and CEO of Access.1 Communications Corp., were held…

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No. 21: Don Barden, The Visionary

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No. 22: Byron Lewis, The Image Maker

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No. 24: Bill Mays, The King Of Chemicals

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Johnson Rice Steps Down as CEO of Johnson Publishing

Handing reigns to former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, she remains as chairman

Linda Johnson Rice has stepped down as CEO of Johnson Publishing Co. (No. 22 on…

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Johnson Publishing COO, President Resigns

More changes at the top for publisher of Ebony, Jet

Johnson Publishing Co. announced Monday that Anne Sempowski Ward has resigned as president and COO…

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Amy DuBois Barnett to Helm Ebony Magazine

Johnson Publishing also hires Desiree Rogers to help turnaround company

Johnson Publishing Company announced last week that Amy DuBois Barnett will become the new editor-in-chief…

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M.R. Beal Strikes Billion-Dollar Deal

Black-owned investment bank to underwrite major bond issuance for New York State Dormitory Authority

In a landmark deal, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) announced…

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