April 27, 2007 -- Basketball legend-turned-entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be a keynote speaker at this year's Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo on May 9-12 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., organizers said this week.

The 12th annual networking event is expected to attract more than 1,500 black entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the nation.

Other presenters will include Robert L. Johnson, the founder and former chairman of Black Entertainment Television and a part owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, and Michael A. Jackson, vice president of marketing and advertising for General Motors North America.

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