The 14th annual National Black Business Month drives national, state and local policy towards achieving a two-thirds increase in African-American annual income by boosting manufacturing, healthcare and export industries with new liquidity to add $1 trillion in economic activity--more than the 2009 stimulus bill. Co-founder John William Templeton predicted the 2008 recession in a San Jose Mercury News article and the current 7-year recovery in a 2008 analysis for the New York Society of Securities Analysts newsletter. New York State tops the annual black business affinity index in the 14th annual State of Black Business report--Our10Plan. NBBM uses the 31 Ways 31 Days strategy to galvanize spending by industry on specific days during August 2017 and to raise the visibility of policy issues affecting African-American entrepreneurship. Co-founder Frederick E. Jordan, P.E. has completed more than 1,000 projects from Asia to Africa as a pioneering consulting engineering and construction manager in environmental, transportation and industrial applications. Known as the "lion of black business," he roars when inequality compromises their opportunities and is respected across the globe. Richard Patterson, CEO of Trion Supercars (above), the most powerful production automobile made, is an example of the industrial innovators who can create new markets with sufficient capital. He's one of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology.