Fall 2023

Black Achievements in Business

Celebrating Oprah Winfrey, Moziah Bridges, and More

From the Series Black Excellence Project (Read Woke ™ Books)

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

All types of businesses can help the economy while uplifting the communities they serve. Black business owners have opened restaurants, started media companies, and more. Their work celebrates culture, creates community hubs, and helps pave the way for more people to start their own businesses. From Reginald F. Lewis to Cathy Hughes to Houston White, learn about how Black businesspeople in the past and present have found success and inspired future generations.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Biography, Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity
Copyright 2024
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Read Woke ™ Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF010000, JNF018010, JNF007050
Dewey 650.1092/396073
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level W
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Primary source quotations/images, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Robert P. Dixon Jr.

Robert P. Dixon, Jr. is a servant leader and community advocate. He learned these key elements from growing up in New Orleans, LA, while attending St. Augustine High School — an all African American male Catholic Institution. He is committed to providing families with the key tools to reach their dreams.