9 Books Black Entrepreneurs Should Read If They Want to Unlock the Secrets to Success


‘Expect to Win: 10 Proven Strategies for Thriving in the Workplace’

by Carla Harris

Carla Harris is one of Wall Street’s most powerful women. In her book, Harris reveals wisdom from her past and advice on how to get ahead in your career. Some of her tips are about being authentic, having mentors, letting  your voice be heard and shaping perceptions.



’32 Ways to Be a Champion in Business’

by Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Former Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson walks you through the steps of creating a business plan, building a brand, financing your company and hiring the right employees in his book. Johnson became a powerhouse in entrepreneurship by growing urban communities through economic development, and owning his own T.G.I. Friday’s, Starbucks and 24 Hour Fitness franchises.


‘Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It’

by Kimora Lee Simmons

Model, fashion designer and entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons built the Baby Phat brand and made a name for herself in the business world. This book reads as a tribute to young women of the millennial generation and encourages them to have confidence in themselves.