Posts Tagged ‘Bob Johnson’

Update 3/12/09: We’re re-posting this one, because, according to Forbes, there’s one less Black billionaire in the world — BET founder Robert “Bob” Johnson…at least for now. Even super-rich people are suffering in this economy. We thought you might find profiles of Black billionaires interesting. The ones listed here, we believe the only ones in the world, […]

TV One head Alfred Liggins with mother and business partner Cathy Hughes TV One, a joint venture between Comcast and Radio One, recently told the Federal Communications Commission that it objects to BET founder Bob Johnson’s method for getting his new Urban Television on cable systems. According to TV One, the four-year-old cable network for African Americans 25 […]

BET founder and billionaire Bob Johnson is building a $12 million, four-star beachfront resort in the African nation of Liberia, near Monrovia. The highly anticipated resort, which Johnson hopes will help improve the country’s international image, is scheduled to open next month. The mega-entrepreneur is also putting together a $30 million private equity fund to support […]