Black Women Leaders

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50 billion dollar boss : African American women sharing stories of success in entrepreneurship and leadership

Title: 50 billion dollar boss : African American women sharing stories of success in entrepreneurship and leadership
By: Kathey Porter
Published: 2016

This book looks at several successful African American women and chronicles their success, obstacles, challenges, and lessons learned. The authors have first person access to each of these women and break down their stories to help other aspiring entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of starting or owning their own business.


Conversations in black : on power, politics, and leadership

Title: Conversations in black : on power, politics, and leadership
By: Ed Gordon, Editor
Published: 2020

Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there.


Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

Title: Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change
By: Stacey Abrams
Published: 2019

Stacey Abrams argues that knowing your own passion is the key to success, regardless of the scale or target. From launching a company, to starting a day care center for homeless teen moms, to running a successful political campaign, finding what you want to fight for is as critical as knowing how to turn thought into action.


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