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For Monique Latimer, owner of the oldest African-American-owned business in Rochester, Millard E. Latimer & Son Funeral Directors, much has changed. But her business still comforts so many. Incredible story from @gcraig1  and @jgermano1 . #roc  @DandC 

On May 31, 1921, white mobs raced through a Tulsa, Okla., neighborhood known for its African American-owned businesses. They tossed Molotov cocktails, torching churches and hospitals.

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African American-Owned Banks Are Making Sure Minority Businesses Are Receiving Stimulus Funds

More than $262,000 in grants is now available to help African American-owned businesses in Flint reopen as restrictions ease.

David Steward founder of @wwt_inc , started with 5 employees & his car was repoed. Today it's the largest African-American owned company in the world & there's a book about his journey. He was with @charliekmox  & @AmyMarxkors  on #KMOX , listen here:

As small businesses try to recover from the coronavirus, a webinar Thursday outlined what help is available for African American-owned firms. @mikesigovblade 

There is rising anxiety that new funding from the stimulus package, though earmarked for women and minority-owned businesses, will not reach African American-owned businesses, 95% of which are sole proprietorships or partnerships that have no employees.

NEW YORK (AP) — Earl Graves Sr., who championed black businesses as the founder of the first African American-owned magazine focusing on black entrepreneurs, has died. He was 85.

Illinois leaders, small business owners petition federal government for aid to African American-owned businesses

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Illinois leaders, small business owners petition federal government for aid to African American-owned businesses

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Earl Graves Sr., who championed black businesses as the founder of the first African American-owned magazine focusing on black entrepreneurs, has died. He was 85.

Earl Graves Sr., who championed black businesses as the founder of the first African American-owned magazine focusing on black entrepreneurs, has died at 85.

My name and my network, REVOLT, have been mentioned recently by Comcast in reference to the Comcast/Byron Allen US Supreme Court case as an example of Comcast’s inclusive practices with respect to African American owned cable networks.

It is with great joy that we announced that Essence is under new ownership and is now an independent African-American-owned company. Thank you for being in our corner over the last 47 years. We know that we work for you and nothing makes us happier. ❤️

Inside the nation's oldest African-American-owned, female-run construction management firm

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"My granddad was everything. He had the first African-American-owned service station in North Carolina. In high school, if I wanted some money to buy something, wanted Jordans, my granddad, would say, 'Come work at the service station. Earn it.' "

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