Monday, July 6, 2009

Black History Fact Of The Day

Today is Philadelphia native Phyllis Hyman's birthday.

The talented jazz vocalist received a Tony award nomination for her performance in the Broadway musical, "Sophisticated Ladies."

Phyllis Hyman was also a strong advocate for building Black businesses. She was committed to hiring employees of African descent.

CLICK HERE to view a video of Phyllis Hyman discussing why she made sure her company was a Black Business. This interview clip is a must see! You Tube diabled the clip's embedding ability, so please click the link to view it.

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