Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Crain's: Why Chicago's history of black business success is fading

This article from Crain's talks about Black business in Chicago. It's not only about entrepreneurship but also about how many Blacks are in corporate America. At that we also discuss how many Blacks are getting into elite business schools.

As a bonus Chicago entertainer Aaron Freeman talks about why "Black business is dead" and why it could be a good thing. He starts off with his main point: "Black business empires, as we've mostly known them, have been the products of racism."

I hope you will read both and have your opinions on the need to have home-grown businesses in our communities.

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