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15-Year-Old Who Became Youngest Person to Appear on 'Shark Tank' is Now 24
Former Slave Turned Inventor Patented Technology Still Being Used in Lawn Mowers Today
Meet the Black Woman Who Helped Create Shockwave, Which Led to Animated GIFs
Meet William Leidesdorff, America’s First Biracial Millionaire
David Ruggles, the Owner of America’s First Black-Owned Bookstore
James Forten, a Black Inventor and Shipping Businessman in the 1800s
In 2017, BP Appointed its First Ever Black Female CEO
Janice Bryant Howroyd, the First Black Woman to Own and Run a Billion-Dollar Company
Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., the First Black CEO of a Fortune 500 Company
The Original Black Barbie Doll Debuted in 1980
This Former Slave Was Making Cars More Than 100 Years Ago!
WERD Was America’s First Black-Owned Radio Station
This Entrepreneur Borrowed $25 and Became the Richest Black Man in America in the 1950's
Macon B. Allen Was the First African American to Become a Lawyer
First Black-Owned Company to Go Public on the Stock Market
Meet the Inventor of the First Gas Mask and the Three-Position Traffic Light
America’s First Black-Owned Shopping Plaza Celebrates 50 Years
Reginald Lewis Was America’s First Black Billionare — Long Before Oprah and Bob Johnson!
Meet the Former Slave Turned Real Estate Investor Who Owned Several Laundromats
Meet the Founder of One of the First 5-Story, Black-Owned Luxury Hotels