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James H. Lowry

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The Onus Is on Large Companies to Help Minority-Owned Small Businesses Get Bigger: It's in Everyone's Interest

(4) Comments | Posted September 12, 2011 | 6:16 PM

Small businesses generate over two-thirds of the new jobs in our economy. Importantly, black-owned small businesses have the fastest growth rate, according to the Department of Commerce. Still, fewer than 5 percent of black-owned businesses employ more than five people. I believe that fact...

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How Can you Talk about the State of Black America without Addressing Black Economic and Business Development?!

(3) Comments | Posted April 25, 2011 | 3:13 PM

On Sunday, April 10th, 2011, MSNBC presented its second annual program highlighting the state of Black America, moderated by MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz and the Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network. The moderators were joined by a distinguished group of panelists including Professor Cornell West, Ben Jealous...

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