Lucent Library of Black History: African American Entrepreneurs: Stories of Success, 1st Edition

  • Philip Wolny
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560807
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560802
  • DDC: 338.092
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In this book, readers will learn about the history of discrimination against African Americans in the business world and how it has been and still can be combated. Historical and contemporary photographs and a comprehensive timeline shine a spotlight on many African American entrepreneurs who have changed the world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: Making It.
1: Black Entrepreneurs in Early America.
2: Freedom, Struggle, and Profit.
3: The Postwar Years to a New Era of Black Business.
4: The Hip-Hop Generation Hits the Big Time.
5: Breaking Barriers and Looking to the Future.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.