BOSS: THE BLACK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS

The history of business and entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the American story, but often absent are the names and experiences of African Americans who, from the country’s earliest days, have embodied the qualities of innovation, risk-taking and determination to forge a path toward a better life – which is at the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit.

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Profile: Madame CJ Walker

02:42

A brief history of Madame CJ Walker's beauty empire.



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Inside Look

02:00

Get an inside look at how BOSS explores the history of African American business.

Profile: Sundial Brands CEO Richelieu Dennis

01:16

Richelieu Dennis discusses the decision to acquire Essence and investing in Black women.

Profile: Cathy Hughes

02:56

Cathy Hughes talks about her inspiration, struggles, and incredible success.

Profile: Merck & Co. CEO Ken Frazier

02:06

Merck & Co. CEO Ken Frazier talks history, community, and inspiration.

Greenwood and the Tulsa Race Riots

03:25

How the Tulsa Race Riots changed Black Wall Street's legacy forever.