What does it take to create economic equity?

Making products from the vast creative talents of African-American innovators.

Richard Patterson, the first African-American automaker in a century,, makes the 2,000 HP Trion Nemesis from a dream he had as a teen ager.

National Black Business Month and the Journal of Black Innovation are opening the doors to more manufacturers.

The National Black Business Month Innovation Exchange is more than a competition, but a collaboration of banks, universities and state and local economic development agencies to boost companies which create jobs.

We preview the rollout at CAM Raleigh on Monday, July 10 for the Carolina Small Business Development Fund's Black Entrepreneurship Week along with Shaw University.

Like the previous 13 State of Black Business reports, Our10Plan is the most comprehensive economic analysis of black communities, with exclusive data from the most recent unpublished sources.

Get your copy of Our10Plan today to prepare for 31Ways 31 Days of the 14th annual National Black Business Month in August

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