#TBT – Reginald F. Lewis was an American businessman. He was the #richest African-American man in the 1980s. Born in #Baltimore, Maryland, he grew up in a middle-class neighborhood. He won a football scholarship to Virginia State College, graduating with a degree in economics in 1965. He graduated from #Harvard Law School in 1968 and was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi.In 1992, #Forbes listed Lewis among the 400 richest Americans, with a net worth estimated at $400 million. He also was the first African American to build a #billion dollar company, Beatrice Foods.#YESBHM #BlackHistoryMonth