22 Of The Most Amazing African American Entrepreneurs Of All Time

Robert ‘Bob’ Johnson

He created the Black Entertainment Television network.


Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey started her own production company and syndicated The Oprah Winfrey Show globally. She publishes O, the Oprah Magazine and has accomplished much, much more.


Kenneth I. Chenault

Chenault is the chairman and CEO of American Express.


David L. Steward

In 1980, Steward founded World Wide Technology. It is a provider of technology products, services and supply chain solutions to all types of customers.

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  1. Don't know why they included CEOs to this list? but AG Gaston boss 4 real, he even has a prestigious award named in his honor.

  2. Many were not entrepreneurs. In fact some may argue that many of them have hurt the Black community.