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First Black Publisher to Head Up this Major Imprint

First Black Publisher to Head Up this Major Imprint

Dana Canedy Becomes First Black Publisher to Head This Major Publishing Imprint – AfroTech There have been a lot of firsts for Black leaders in high places this year, and former New York Times journalist Dana Canedy is joining the bunch making her own history 

FENTY: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

FENTY: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

  The multihyphenate humanitarian, music and entertainment, fashion and beauty mogul  Robyn Rihanna Fenty can now add the first black woman to head a major fashion house, as she joins forces with LVMH (Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE) the luxury consumer goods conglomerate. Rihanna 

Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter

Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter

Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter – Los Angeles Sentinel

Being the “first” can be more than challenging, but Dorothy Butler Gilliam cleared every high hurdle to claim the title and succeed beyond all expectations. Gilliam was the first Black woman reporter at the Washington Post, one the nation’s most respected newspapers.