Boss: The Black Experience in Business
Catalogue Number: 041925
Producer: PBS Video
Subject: Black History, Business Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, History
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 120
Closed Captions: Yes
The history of business and entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the American story, but often absent are the names and experiences of African Americans who, from the country's earliest days, have embodied the qualities of innovation, risk-taking, and determination to forge a path toward a better life - which is at the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit. Boss: The Black Experience in Business, by Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, seeks to illuminate, educate, and inform, by examining more than 150 years of African American men and women - from those bound by bondage, to moguls at the top of multi-million dollar empires.
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