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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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Gazelle Index 2012 Minority Business Report

The 17 page Gazelle Index Report on Minority, Women and Small Business Outlook for 2012 is now available. The report analyzes the economy and the outlook for minority and women businesses....

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Small Business Supply Chain and the Slowdown in Jobs

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Small business account for the majority of new jobs. However, their hiring depends upon demand from consumers, business-to-business sales, corporate supply chain and government purchasing. ...

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Scaling Minority and Small Businesses

Scaling has become the new mandate for minority-owned businesses. While minority companies have grown significantly in number, too few have the scale and capacity needed in today's global economy....

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Black Business Hiring can Reduce Black Unemployment

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To reduce the high rate of black unemployment the government should provide more support to black-owned businesses because two out of every three workers employed in those businesses are black. ...

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Black and Latino Businesses can Help Close the Racial Employment Gap

Black unemployment is 14.1% and Latino unemployment is 10.7%. One way the government can help reduce unemployment among blacks and Latinos is by promoting business development among the groups....

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Black, Latino and Asian-Owned Small Business Capacity

To build greater capacity firms must reach reach Stage III growth. Only 14% of the non-minority-owned firms have done so, 12% of Asians, 11% of Latinos and just 6% of black businesses....

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Small Business Administration in President’s Cabinet

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The Small Business Administration Director is elevated to the President's Cabinet , this is good news for Small and Minority Businesses....

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Expect to see more Jobs in 2012

The Gazelle Index survey shows that hiring will increase in 2012; 27% of small businesses will increase hiring and 14% will cut. We forecast a 7.8% or lower unemployment rate....

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Presidential Candidates should listen to what Small Business Owners Say

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Small business owners want the Presidential candidates to cut business taxes (especially Hispanic businesses) and make bank loans more easily available (particularly black business owners). ...

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