Famous Black Entrepreneurs

We look at other famous black entrepreneurs.

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Earl Graves, Sr.: Black Enterprise  - Earl G. Graves Sr. is the founder and publisher of Black Enterprise magazine. Graves started his first business while a student at Morgan State University, cutting deals with two local florists during Homecoming Week.(Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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Earl Graves, Sr.: Black Enterprise  - Earl G. Graves Sr. is the founder and publisher of Black Enterprise magazine. Graves started his first business while a student at Morgan State University, cutting deals with two local florists during Homecoming Week.(Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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John H. Johnson: Ebony Magazine - John H. Johnson served as founder and publisher of Ebony magazine. Before passing away in 2005, Johnson became the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400.(Photo: Johnson Publishing Company)

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John H. Johnson: Ebony Magazine - John H. Johnson served as founder and publisher of Ebony magazine. Before passing away in 2005, Johnson became the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400.(Photo: Johnson Publishing Company)

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Cathy Hughes - Cathy Hughes rose from single mom to leading radio executive, founding Radio One, with 55 music and entertainment stations in 16 markets across the U.S., and more than $400 million in revenue a year.   (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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Cathy Hughes - Cathy Hughes rose from single mom to leading radio executive, founding Radio One, with 55 music and entertainment stations in 16 markets across the U.S., and more than $400 million in revenue a year. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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