Interview With A Business Woman of Extraordinary Warmth by Bill Singleton, Jr. SINGLETON: You cannot do everything. LEWIS: That's again one of the lessons Mr. Lewis learned. He was his own lawyer, his own accountant, his own engineer, his own and on and on, and he failed. Because then he was doing...
 by Tracy Dixon Arthur G. Gaston, Sr. has amassed a fortune believed to be worth over $140 million from businesses he established to fill needs in the Black community. In the 1920s, when Blacks could not get decent burials, he founded a burial society. When White banks were turning down...
POVERTY IN AMERICA
Poverty: How Can We End It? by Jennifer Fisher Southside Chicago, 10 PM. A 15-year-old Black girl returns to her home in a dilapidated housing project after working all day at a fast food restaurant. Her ten month old baby is waiting for her, because his father, a high-school dropout, never...
Terrie M. Williams

TERRIE WILLIAMS

The Interview William Singleton: could you tell us a little about yourself and what influenced your life? Terrie Williams: I was born and raised in Mt. Vernon New York. My parents have a very strong work ethic and that philosophy was passed on to me. I was thought of as being...
REGINALD F. LEWIS

REGINALD F. LEWIS

WALL STREET MEGA DEAL-MAKER BY  Tracy Dixon Mr. Reginald F. Lewis, 46, the latest mega-deal maker on Wall Street is perhaps the most influential Black businessman in America today. The takeover of the Beatrice International Companies food operations, the largest leveraged buyout ever of a non-American company, has catapulted him into...
BOYCOTTS FOR ECONOMICS JUSTICE
The Sullivan Principles: A Singleton Quest Interview MR. SINGLETON: Good morning, Mr. Sullivan -- Dr. Sullivan, I'm from Black History Is No Mystery. DR. SULLIVAN: Yeah. MR. SINGLETON: And I know that you are teaching a lot about the history and learning the culture. My first question to you is...
Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan
  Born October 16, 1922, in Charleston, West Virginia, Reverend Sullivan was Pastor Emeritus of Zion Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was also founder and Chairman of the Board of Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) of America and OIC International and president of the International Foundation for Education and Self-Help...