Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire

By | December 19, 2017
Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire Author Reginald F. Lewis
ISBN-10 1574780360
ISBN-13 9781574780369
Year 2005-10-13
Pages 318
Language English
Publisher Black Classic Press
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Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun is the inspiring story of Reginald Lewis lawyer Wall Street wizard philanthropist and the wealthiest black man in American history When six year old Reginald Lewis overheard his grandparents discussing employment discrimination against African Americans he asked Why should white guys have all the fun This self assured child would grow up to become the CEO of Beatrice International and one of the most successful entrepreneurs ever At the time of his death in 1993 his personal fortune was estimated in excess of 400 million and his vast commercial empire spanned four continents Despite the notoriety surrounding Lewis s financial coups little has been written about the life of this remarkable man Based on Lewis s unfinished autobiography as well as scores of interviews with family friends and colleagues the book cuts through the myth and media hype to reveal the man behind the legend What emerges is a vivid portrait of a proud fiercely determined individual with a razor sharp tongue and an intellect to match who would settle for nothing less than excellence from himself and others

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