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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Friday, June 8, 2012

Black Enterprise aims to take businesses to the next level

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and moving in Black America. More than 1,200 aspiring, budding and established business owners recently gathered here for the 17th annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference and Expo to network and learn effective strategies in growing their businesses.

The number of Black-owned businesses has jumped considerably, up 60.5 percent between 2002 and 2007, raking in receipts of $137.5 billion. Yet despite this growth, Black-owned businesses still make up only seven percent of all U.S. businesses and 87 percent of Black businesses had sales of less than $50,000 and 54.5 percent have only between one and four employees.

From: http://ping.fm/0dKmI


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