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Minority Owned Firms

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

James H. Lowry | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
James H. Lowry

Black-owned small businesses have the fastest new jobs growth rate, according to the Department of Commerce. Still, fewer than5 percent of black-owned businesses employ more than five people.

High-Speed Rail Projects: A Fast Track To Nowhere For Minority-Owned Businesses?

Diana LaCome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diana LaCome

As federal infrastructure projects get underway, this massive infusion of federal money appears to be bypassing the very businesses that help bolster our local economies -- small and minority-owned businesses.