The founder of B.E.T. became the first black billionaire when he sold the station to Viacom in 2001 and the first person of color to be recognized on Forbes richest. His smarts also allowed for BET to become the first black-controlled company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He no doubt utilized his acumen from the knowledge he gained at Princeton University. He was part of the class of 1972 with a degree in Public/International Affairs.