Earl G. Graves Sr.

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Birthday
9, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
New York

About

Publisher, businessman, philanthropist, and the founder of Black Enterprise magazine, as well as chairman of the media company Earl G. Graves, Ltd.

Before Fame

He volunteered for Lyndon B. Jonson's 1964 presidential campaign.

Trivia

His alma mater Morgan State named its business school after him: Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management.

Family Life

He grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of New York City with his family.

Associated With

He was appointed by George W. Bush to serve on the Presidential Commission for the National Museum of African American History and Culture.