Black History, Wall Street and Beyond- TheStreet's Special Report

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Black History Month begins Monday, February 1, 2021.

Also known as African-American History Month, it's the 95th anniversary.

This year is especially unique due to the heightened awareness of the African-American struggle. TheStreet is taking this month to amplify voices from the African-American community that sometimes fall through the cracks.

TheStreet's Special Report: Black History, Wall Street & Beyond takes a look at leaders both past and present reshaping business as usual on and off Wall Street.  

Just last week, Walgreens appointed Rosalind 'Roz' Brewer, the first Black woman as chief operating officer. TheStreet's Tony Owusu reported the news and we took a look back at the biggest moments in Brewer's historic career.

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This month, Owusu's series of reports extends from Wall Street to the Sports World.

Owusu has a series of interviews focusing on minority-owned private equity firms. Plus, more from the video series The Sport of Money; interviews include athletes like Terrell Davis, a two-time NFL champion, and Hall of Famer. 

Watch: How to Break Diversity Barriers on Wall Street

TheStreet's Anuz Thapa will introduce viewers to the next generation of leaders, like Lauren Simmons, the youngest female trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

Watch the video above to learn more about Black History Month.

Editor's note: this video was produced by TheStreet's Roland Marconi and TheStreet's Tony Owusu contributed to the report.

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