|Black Entertainment Television (BET)||First Black-owned company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange|
|Ursula Burns||Xerox Chairman and CEO, and the first Black woman to head a S&P 100 company|
|Helen Wilkins Claytor||First Black leader of the YWCA
She served as president of the Young Women's Christian Association from 1967 to 1976.
|International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters||First major African American trade union.
Asa Philip Randolph served as the union's first president.
|Johnson Products Company||First Black-owned company to be listed on the American Stock Exchange|
|Maggie Lena Walker||First Black woman to become president of a bank|