Graves founded Black Enterprise magazine to cover Black entrepreneurs and corporate executives.
Reginald F. Lewis
In 1983, Lewis graduated from Harvard Law School and founded the TLC investment group. He borrowed $24 million to buy McCall Pattern Co. He sold it for $65 million three years later. Then he used investment capital to buy Beatrice Foods, a $1.5 billion global food company, and renamed it TLC Beatrice.
In 1883, C.H. James Restaurant Holdings, LLC was founded. More than 12 decades later, his great-grandson, Charles H. James III, is in charge.
She leads Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems and Global Services sector with 45,000 workers under her.