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American Billionaire Tackles Global Poverty

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American Billionaire Tackles Global Poverty

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American Billionaire Tackles Global Poverty

American Billionaire Tackles Global Poverty

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Sheila Johnson, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television and president of WNBA's Washington Mystics, is taking action in the fight against global poverty.

Johnson is partnering with CARE, a humanitarian organization, by investing millions to combat hunger and disease in developing nations.

She and Dr. Helene Gayle, president and CEO of CARE, discuss their passion and their cause.