Posts Tagged "african american leaders"


UpwardAction Salutes Ann Fudge

UpwardAction Salutes Ann Fudge


Posted By on Feb 24, 2014

Ann M. Fudge is a remarkable business woman and marketing executive who is responsible for shaping many of the brands that we enjoy today.   She has also lent her genius to shaping the pharmaceutical industry, the arts and philanthropic efforts through her very active corporate board service.   Keep reading to learn more about Ms. Anne Fudge, an African American business giant.       9 Facts About Living Legend Ms. Ann Fudge    1.  ...

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In 2013, Aja Brown made history by being the youngest mayor ever elected in Compton, CA. Keep reading for 10 facts about this political trailblazer and African American leader. 10 Facts About Compton CA's Mayor, Aja Brown 1. Mayor Aja Brown was born on April 17, 1982. 2. In June 2013, Mayor Brown became the youngest ever elected mayor of Compton, CA at age 31. 3. She and her twin brother were raised by their single mother in Altadena,...

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Mr. Michael Lee-Chin is a billionaire business mogul, investor and philanthropist.   He is the founder and Chairman of Portland Holding, Inc., a privately-held investment company that owns a number of businesses in industries that are as diverse as media, health-care, tourism and financial services.   He is also the Executive Chairman of the Canadian mutual fund, AIC Limited, and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica.  10 Facts...

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In honor of Valentine's Day, we're celebrating African American Power Couple – Lamar and Ronnie Tyler – founders of BlackandMarriedwithChildren.com.   Keep reading for 10 Facts about this Online Publishing Power Couple. 5 Facts About Lamar and Ronnie Tyler 1.  After dating for 11 months, they knew that they were soul-mates and got married in 2005. 2.  They are building a media empire while raising their blended family of...

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UpwardAction Salutes Cathy Hughes

UpwardAction Salutes Cathy Hughes


Posted By on Feb 11, 2014

Media Mogul, Cathy Hughes was born in 1947 to Helen Jones, a trombonist and her father Alfred Woods. She grew up with her family in the Logan Fontenelle Housing projects in Omaha, Nebraska – where her father worked while studying for an accounting degree at Creighton University. He proudly became the first African-American to earn that degree at the university, setting an example for his family and the stage for his...

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