As the founder of Black Entertainment Television, Sheila Johnson has been praised as the world's first African-American billionaire. She sold the company to VIACOM in 1999, but her legacy persists, and she continues to be influential as the owner of the WNBA team, the Washington Mystics. That's why so many people were surprised by a recent report from the Associated Press claiming (via US News & World Report) that she made fun of Virginia Governor Creigh Deeds' stuttering during a...Read Full Story
Learn more about Sheila Johnson and get the latest Sheila Johnson articles and information. Sheila Johnson is the founder of BET and the owner of the WNBA team, the Washington Mystics.