Blacks In Business Doing Big Things: 10 Of Our Most Successful CEOs And Entepreneurs

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ROBERT L. JOHNSON, THE RLJ COMPANIES

Johnson, the founder/former CEO of BET and former majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, is also the founder of RLJ Development. He’s the first African American billionaire to be listed on any of Forbes’ World’s Richest list and the first black American to be the principal owner of a North American major-league sports franchise. The RLJ Companies consist of businesses that offer and sell financial services, real estate, hospitality, professional sports, film production, automotive services and gaming.

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