by Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts

This essay provides an historical review of thought leadership on race and Black business leadership at Harvard Business School, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the African–American Student Union at the School in 1968.

Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts is a visiting scholar of Harvard Business School's Leadership Initiative, researching the influence of African American business leaders. She serves on the faculties of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and Antioch University's Graduate School of Leadership and Change.

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