The Job Creating Power of the Black Dollar

March 7, 2012 Staff 0

Blacks spend just 6 cents of every dollar with black-owned businesses. By increasing this to12 cents, 1/2 million more black jobs might be created and the unemployment rate might decrease to 10.4%.

Black-owned Businesses: A Profile of High Performers

February 29, 2012 Staff 0

The revenue of Black businesses in the Gazelle Index national survey is $1.7 million. The businesses employed 21 workers on average. These firms are high performers and they have a unique quality in common- they plan and they set high growth targets.