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Gilbert, fellow Forbes-lister announce internship program

Jan 17, 2019 - The Detroit News

The wealthiest landlord in Detroit welcomed the wealthiest African-American in the United States to the city Wednesday evening to talk about entrepreneurship, "on-ramps" and a nationwide internship program that will extend an extra-large hand to southeast Michigan.

Dan Gilbert, No. 274 on the Forbes list of the world's richest people at $6.3 billion, nodded approvingly as Robert F. Smith, No. 480 with $4.4 billion, told a packed auditorium at the Madison Building downtown that "our biggest...