The HistoryMakers video oral history with Earl "Butch" Graves, Jr.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (13 video files (6 hr., 40 min., 41 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Graves, Earl Gilbert, Jr., -- 1962- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Internet videos.
Oral histories.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Earl "Butch" Graves, Jr.
Earl "Butch" Graves, Jr.
Other authors / contributors:Graves, Earl Gilbert, Jr., 1962- interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Recorded New York, New York 2014 February 21.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2014 July 2.
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Summary:Publishing executive Earl Gilbert "Butch" Graves, Jr. was born on January 5, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York. In 1984, he received his B.A. degree in economics from Yale University, where he was captain of the basketball team and the school's all-time leading scorer. Upon graduation, Graves was drafted into the National Basketball Association. After only one season in the NBA, he enrolled in Harvard Business School and graduated with his M.B.A degree in 1988. Graves joined Black Enterprise as vice president of advertising and marketing in 1988. He went on to be promoted several times until 2006 when his father and Black Enterprise founder, Earl Graves, Sr., named him president and chief executive officer. Graves also co-founded the Black Enterprise/Greenwich Street Corporate Growth Fund in 2000. In 2002, he was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. In 2009, he was honored with the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.