Carol Jenkins, niece of A. G. Gaston, is an Emmy Award-winning television journalist and now heads her own production company in New York City, specializing in television films and documentaries. For nearly twenty-five years she was an anchor and correspondent for WNBC-TV in New York. Elizabeth Gardner Hines, Ms. Jenkins's daughter, is a writer. A graduate of Yale, with an M.A. in English literature from Harvard University, Ms. Hines is the recipient of several academic prizes and fellowships. She lives in New York City.
"No library of American business achievement is complete without
the story of Arthur G. Gaston. . . . Black Titan is a long
overdue contribution to the recording of not just black history,
but American history."
--EARL G. GRAVES SR.
Chairman and CEO, Earl G. Graves Ltd.
Founder and Publisher, Black Enterprise magazine
Author of How to Succeed in Business Without Being White:
Straight Talk on Making It in America "A. G. Gaston was there first. He succeeded when the odds seemed insurmountable. This important book traces his incredible life, from coal miner to millionaire. It is full of lessons for anyone looking to succeed in today's business world."
CEO, Black Entertainment Television, Inc. "It was my privilege to meet A. G. Gaston in Birmingham, Alabama, during the early 1970s. I was greatly inspired by his unique entrepreneurial vision and passionate belief in economic self-sufficiency. . . . This book should be read by every entrepreneur."
Chairman, Uniworld Group