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Black In Business: Celebrating the Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship

As we celebrate Black History Month 2020, Forbes has put together an awesome article giving history of the legacy of black entrepreneurship in America. Written by Ruth Umoh and Brianne Garrett, the article provides facts, videos, bios and a timeline of black entrepreneurship in this country. Here is an excerpt of the piece written by Ruth Umohand we encourage you…

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In Black History: National Negro Business League

The National Negro Business League (NNBL) was founded by Booker T. Washington in Boston, Massachusetts in 1900.  The league, which predated the United States Chamber of Commerce by 12 years, strives to enhance the commercial and economic prosperity of the African American community. The NNBL was formally incorporated in 1901 in New York, and established hundreds of chapters across the United…

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