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Premiers tomorrow April 23 on PBS: Boss: The Black Experience in Business

'Boss: The Black Experience in Business' premieres Tuesday, April 23, 2019, on PBS.

This production explores the History of African American Entrepreneurship in the United States. Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott is featured in this documentary.

"The history of business and entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the American story, but often absent from that narrative are the experiences of African Americans. From the country’s earliest days, African Americans have embodied the qualities of innovation, risk-taking and determination to forge a path toward a better life. The new two-hour documentary traces the lives of African American entrepreneurs over 150 years, from those bound by bondage to moguls at the top of million-dollar empires. Boss: The Black Experience in Business premieres nationwide Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/boss and PBS apps.

Directed by Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution and Freedom Summer), Boss: The Black Experience in Business shines a light on the story of resilience and resistance within the black American experience in the face of racial hostility and violence, economic exclusion, segregation and discrimination."

More details about the production can be found at:

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/boss/

And a full TV schedule:

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/boss/schedule/

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