In 2004, three prominent minority business advocacy leaders spearheaded the establishment of the country’s first Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum in Dallas, Texas. Don McKneely, founder and publisher, Minority Business News USA, John F. Robinson, president and CEO, National Minority Business Council, Inc., and Carol Daugherty Foster, editor, Minority Business News USA, met on May 18, 2004 in New York City and officially launched operations of the new nonprofit entity.

Based in Dallas, Texas and New York City, respectively, Minority Business News USA and the National Minority Business Council, Inc . share over 50 years of minority business development and advocacy experience