Posts Tagged "african american business leader"


As the mobile market extends its reign, Amos Winbush, III resides at the throne of backup technology.   As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. So, keep reading to learn how this tech mogul went from the recording studio and record deals to saving your digital data. Getting Started It was in the midst of a fourteen-hour recording day when an iPhone blackout occurred that resulted in the loss of all Amos' contacts and...

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In this month of February, John Thompson replaced Bill Gates as chairman of Microsoft’s Board of Directors, becoming only the second chairman in Microsoft’s history. Keep reading to learn more about this seasoned Silicon Valley executive.   What a way to celebrate Black History Month! 9 Facts You Should Know About Microsoft’s New Chairman, Mr. John Thompson Mr. Thompson was born in 1950 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, but grew up in South...

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Ann Lowe was a fashion icon and African American fashion designer who in 1953 designed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' wedding dress for her marriage to John F. Kennedy.  A trailblazer, Ms. Lowe opened “Ann Lowe Originals” inside the Saks Fifth Ave department store on Madison Avenue in New York in the 1960s and even appeared in one of their advertisements.  Ms. Lowe's talent and perseverance paved the way for fashion designers of color...

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Advertising CEO Byron E. Lewis Sr. was born on December 25, 1931 in Newark, New Jersey. He is the founder of UniWorld Group, Inc., the oldest multicultural advertising agency in the USA and also the  American Black Film Festival, formerly known as the Acapulco Black Film Festival. Thanks to the leadership and brilliance of Mr. Lewis, during the past 40 years UniWorld has won huge advertising accounts with companies like AT&T, Burger...

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