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Hillary Clinton Promises to Support Black Businesses

By Hazel Trice Edney

 

clintonhillary(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has promised to specifically undergird Black-owned businesses if elected. It is a promise long-awaited by activists who have pushed for attention on economic justice issues, including disparate government contracts and access to funding for Black-owned businesses.

“So I know if we’re serious about growing our economy and making sure it works for all Americans, we’ve got to do more to support small businesses. That is especially true for Black-owned small businesses,” Clinton said in a videotaped message to the leadership and members of the U. S. Black Chambers Inc. (USBC).  “I know there are still too many barriers holding back entrepreneurs. You know better than anyone because you help tear down those barriers every day.”

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