Meet Janice Howroyd, first black woman to own billion dollar business


By theGrio

Janice Bryant Howroyd started out with $900 in her pocket when she left her home in North Carolina in 1976, and now she is the first African-American woman to own a business worth billions of dollars.

Howroyd went from being one of 11 children in segregated North Carolina to becoming the founder of Act1 Group, which does business across the world in 75 different cities. She has overcome much to find …read more

Via:: The Grio