Minority-Owned Businesses

When compared to their male counter parts, Minority Women Businesses are relatively more successful than are White Women, Part II

Minority women business owners are relatively more successful than are white women, when both are compared to men of their respective groups. In a previous post, we suggested that business analysts need to give more...

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New Census Data on Minority-Owned Businesses

For four decades, if someone wanted to know the state of minority-owned businesses they had to rely on the 5-year Census Bureau Report. Starting in the early 1970’s the Bureau produced the Survey of Minority-Owned...

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Black Businesses fell behind during Recession and Recovery (7/14/15)

The economy is performing well, but the rewards of growth are not evenly spread. As a result, attention is shifting from concern over whether enough jobs are being created to the widening gap between the winners and...

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To Reduce Black Unemployment, Think Out of the Box

Black Americans comprise 11.9% of the U.S workforce, but make up 20.2% of unemployed workers. Now that there are even fewer resources, unemployed blacks can forget about assistance from Washington. The sequester means...

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Slowing Economy Worries Small Business Owners

Small-business pessimism is consistent with the declining number of new jobs created in March. Although the unemployment rate fell in March from 7.7% to 7.6%, the decline was caused largely by almost one-half million...

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Decline in SBA Loans to Blacks Raises Questions about Obama Administration’s Commitment

The SBA made a commitment to increase lending through the 7a Program as a way of offsetting credit market tightening caused by the recession. Since that time, guaranteed loans to black-owned businesses have declined by...

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Mobile Broadband: Strategy for Reducing Unemployment and Inequality

Mobile broadband can reduce racial and ethnic inequalities because it makes it easier and cheaper for individuals in low-income communities to start and operate businesses. The technology also increases access to...

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Fiscal Cliff will hit Small and Minority Business Hard

Small and minority businesses will be hurt doubly because a majority of the spending cuts are aimed at the Department of Defense and DOD accounts for over 50% of small and minority business contracting opportunities...

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Support Minority Businesses to Increase Jobs for Blacks and Latinos

The President and Congress are struggling to find ways to reduce the large number of unemployed workers, especially among African-Americans, and to a lesser extent, Latinos. The solution is easy - provide greater...

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Performance of Black, Latino, Asian and Native American IT/Telecom Companies

Black, Latino, Asian and Native American businesses that operate in Internet publishing and broadcasting and telecommunications outperform minority businesses in almost all other industries....

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