Black Entrepreneurs in America: Stories of Struggle and Success

Black Entrepreneurs in America: Stories of Struggle and Success

by Michael Woodard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813523680

ISBN-13: 9780813523682

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Rutgers University Press


Beginning with a summary of 200 years of entrepreneurship among African Americans, then moving to in-depth interviews with contemporary entrepreneurs, Michael Woodard provides a powerful record of entrepreneurial vitality in a market that is often hostile and exclusive. The book covers businesses nationwide, representing diverse industries. Woodard ends on a…  See more details below

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Beginning with a summary of 200 years of entrepreneurship among African Americans, then moving to in-depth interviews with contemporary entrepreneurs, Michael Woodard provides a powerful record of entrepreneurial vitality in a market that is often hostile and exclusive. The book covers businesses nationwide, representing diverse industries. Woodard ends on a practical note with resources and advice for anyone contemplating an entrepreneurial future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813523682
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. 1The Origin of Successful Black Businesses in America
1Economic Rights3
2The Impact of Civil Rights25
3An Indigenous Frame of Reference39
Pt. 2The Life Stories of Entrepreneurs
4Starting a Business: The East Region51
5Gaining Access to Capital: The Central Region101
6Community Involvement: The West Region157
Pt. 3The Outlook for Black Business Development
7The Future215
Bibliography243
Index247

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