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A Master Strategist: John H. Johnson and the Development of Chicago as a Center for Black Business Enterprise

Jason P. Chambers

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

John H. Johnson was a titan of 20th century business. Starting from humble beginnings, Johnson created two of the most successful magazines in American history (Ebony and Jet) and built a personal ... More


A Southern President

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

The assassination of John F. Kennedy sparked feelings of apprehension and uncertainty about the future of civil rights in black America. His successor, Lyndon B. Johnson, was weak in the area of ... More


Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the entrepreneurial experiences of and contributions by African American entrepreneurs in Chicago. Through a careful examination of black business activity in areas such as ... More


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