Cathy Hughes is the all-American success story. Through hard work
and determination, she overcame severe financial constraints and founded
the media company Radio One, Inc, the largest African-American owned
and operated broadcast company in the United States.
More than a tree is growing in Brooklyn. Childhood friends Emaus
Santiago and Darryle Hawes are building their company, Remixed In
Brooklyn, Inc. into a major force in the tech world. Remixed in Brooklyn
is an innovative product design firm that seeks to mesh technology and
Strive Masiyiwa, the telecom tycoon from Zimbabwe who in November made Forbes’ list of Africa’s 40 Richest, recently accepted an honorary degree from Morehouse College. In 1998, he founded Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone company, which later earned him about $280 million.
When Eskender Aseged opened the doors of his new upscale eatery Radio
Africa and Kitchen in the heart of one of San Francisco's poorest
neighborhoods, it was with the blessing of City Hall. It is the latest joint effort
between city officials, small business owners, and community developers
hoping to transform the neighborhoods of Bayview and Hunter's Point into
thriving communities within the next decade.