• Meet Mellody Hobson, the Starbucks chair - and wife of George Lucas - who's about to become the first Black woman part-owner in the NFL

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Mellody Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel Investments. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
    Mellody Hobson will become the first Black female part-owner in the NFL following the Denver Broncos deal.
    Hobson is the co-CEO of Ariel Investments and the chair of Starbucks' board.
    She's married to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas - the couple share an 8-year-old daughter.
    Not for the first time, Mellody Hobson made history this month. Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel Investments, joined the ownership group taking over the NFL's Denver Broncos. The $4.65 billion deal appears to make Hobson the first Black woman to become...
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