CNBC Presents - NewBo's - The Rise Of America's New Black Overclass
Beyond The Huxtables
A CNBC ORIGINAL, "NEWBOS: THE RISE OF AMERICA'S NEW BLACK OVERCLASS," ANCHORED BY LEE HAWKINS, EXAMINES A GENERATION OF SELF-MADE YOUNG BLACK MULTI-MILLIONAIRES PREMIERING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 Lebron James, Torii Hunter, Terrell "T.O." Owens, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Wyclef Jean, Lil' Wayne and the Williams Brothers of Cash Money Records, Kirk Franklin, And Bob Johnson Are Featured
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., February 9, 2009 - In the 1980s, the fictional Huxtable family offered a window into the lives of upper middle class professional African American families. But today, there's a new class of young blacks who are now at the highest tier of the financial strata, and their first generation wealth sparks unprecedented challenges and opportunities in their lives. Their profiles are featured in CNBC's "NEWBOS: The Rise of America's New Black Overclass," anchored by Wall Street Journal reporter/CNBC correspondent Lee Hawkins, premiering Tuesday, February 24 at 9 PM/1 AM ET.