22 Of The Most Amazing African American Entrepreneurs Of All Time

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Dennis Hightower

Hightower has been deputy secretary at the Department of Commerce. He handles the day-to-day administration of the department’s 12 bureaus.

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Rod Adkins

The IBM veteran is senior vice president of the Systems and Technology Group. He leads semiconductor, server, storage, system-software and retail-store solutions enterprise and the supply chain.

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Ursula Burns
In 1980, Burns joined Xerox Corp. as a summer intern. She became CEO in July 2009 and chairman in 2010.

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Kenneth C. Frazier

In November 2010, the board of directors of Merck elected Frazier as CEO and president. Frazier played an instrumental role in the 2009 merger with Schering-Plough.

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Comments

  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.