02/22/2012 09:06 am ET Updated Feb 22, 2012

Michigan's First All Black Chamber Of Commerce Open For Business

Michigan's first all-black chamber of commerce launched Tuesday in Midtown Detroit to exclusively aid nearly 33,000 black-owned businesses.

O'Neill Swanson, CEO of Swanson Funeral Home, said a chamber of commerce serving the needs of black-owned businesses will be critical to the growth and development not only of Detroit, but the rest of the state of Michigan.

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