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.