BOSS: The Black Experience In Business
Much lauded and award-winning director Stanley Nelson presents his latest in-depth documentary on the history of African-American entrepreneurship and business in America, extensively covering a time from the emancipation of African-American's to the affluence of towns like Greenwood, Tulsa (Black Wall Street) in the early 1900’s and highlighting entrepreneurs like Ida B Wells, Frederick Douglas and the world's first female millionaire Madame C J Walker leading right up to present day luminaries such as Ursula M Burns (first African-American CEO of a major company) and tech billionaire Robert S Smith.
Director: Stanley Nelson
Writer: Marcia Smith
Firelight Media / PBS
USA / 2019 / 115 mins / E