Black History | Reginald F. Lewis |
Reginald F. Lewis was the first African-American to build successfully a
billion dollar company, Beatrice Foods. Lewis was America's richest black man
in the 1980s, but he was not a billionaire.
Black History | Frederick
D. Patterson | Frederick Douglas Patterson (1871-1932) was a successful
African-American entrepreneur who manufactured the Greenfield-Patterson
automobile. Patterson is the first black man known to have made cars during
Black History | Jeremiah
G. Hamilton | Jeremiah G. Hamilton, a black Wall Street financier and
entrepreneur, was New York’s first African-American millionaire ten years
before the Civil War.
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MICHEAUX: The Czar of Black Hollywood
This critically acclaimed film was selected for a Black
Reel Award as the “Outstanding Independent Documentary” by the Foundation for
the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF).
This film tells the story of the Reverend Martin Luther
King Sr. (father of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.) and the King
family that was once named runner-up in the documentary category of the San
Francisco Black Film Festival.