Anyone who believes this is completely ignorant or has their eyes closed.
According to Statista.com in 2013 eight percent of all multi-millionaires in the U.S. are black.
Both Oprah and Michael Jordan are billionaires, lots of other celebrities, athletes and countless entrepreneurs who own various small and midsize businesses around the country are millionaires.
Shonda Rhimes produces three hit TV shows for ABC; "Grey's Anatomy", "Scandal", and "How to Get Away with Murder and is launching a new show called "The Catch".
Rappers "Dr. Dre" sold his Beats Audio System to Apple for $3 Billion, Jay-Z is worth over $500M, P-Diddy is worth $700M.
Madam C. J. Walker born in 1867 was the (first female) self-made millionaire in America.
Cathy Hughes founded the media company Radio One and later expanded into TV One. She owns 70+ radio stations in nine major markets in the U.S
Janice Bryant-Howroyd is the founder of ACT•1 Personnel Services is the first Black woman to own a billion-dollar company with $1.4 billion in revenues for 2010. The company has global operation that today employs more than 1,300 people in 240 satellite offices in the U.S. and eight other countries.
Kenneth Chenault is the CEO of American Express, Ursula Burns is the CEO of Xerox, Kenneth Frazier is CEO of Merck, and Don Thompson is a former CEO of McDonalds.
John Thompson was appointed chairman of Microsoft, taking over from Bill Gates. Prior to that he was the former chairman and CEO of Symantec Corp. the maker of Norton Antivirus software and various other security software products.
There are many companies that have top sells reps who are black, middle managers that are black, there are several black doctors, dentists, lawyers, professors, police officers, teachers, union workers in automobile plants and various other industries.
The sitting U.S. president is an African American with a law degree from Harvard. His wife Michelle is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law. The current Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch recently succeeded Eric Holder another black Attorney General. Collin Powel and Condoleezza Rice held the position of Secretary of State, and there are numerous congressmen and women along with mayors..etc
According to 2013 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (40.2 percent of food stamp recipients are white), 25.7 percent are black, 10.3 percent are Hispanic, 2.1 percent are Asian and 1.2 percent are Native American.
Being rich or successful is the "exception" regardless of race.
They don't call it "the one percent" for nothing!