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Robert F. Smith Did Something Incredible; For That We Applaud Him

AFRICANGLOBE - Robert F. Smith may not be as well-known as his fellow American Black billionaires Oprah Winfrey ($3.5 billion) and Michael Jordan ($1.7 billion), but that might be changing soon! For those who don't know, Robert F. Smith is a financier who has a net worth of $5 billion thanks to his private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. For many years he trailed Oprah as the richest Black person in America. By March 2018 his $4.5 billion finally overtook Oprah's $3.3 billion, giving him the crown of richest Black person in America. As of this writing, Robert's $5 billion makes him the second-richest Black person in the world behind Nigerian oil magnate Aliko Dangote. Robert F. Smith was delivering the commencement speech for Morehouse College in Atlanta. During his speech he did something that stunned the graduating class and likely changed the commencement speech game forever.