Wake Up and Smell the Dollars! Whose Inner-city is this Anyway!: One Woman's Struggle Against Sexism, Classism, Racism, Gentrification, and the Empowerment Zone

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Amber Books Publishing, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 214 pages
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This is a definitive reference to economic opportunities within black communities and nationally--where to go, what to do and how to get there in the billion-dollar public offering and stock investment industry. This internationally acclaimed book has a complete listing of investment institutions, foundations, philanthropic organizations, and government agencies.
 

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Hughes, owner of a New York City office supply store, has written an informative guide for small black business entrepreneurs that is also a memoir, a call to action, and a how-to manual. She focuses ... Read full review

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thanks for your insight loved what i read and are glad you are here in jacksonville and will be in your bookstore soon. i met you a few years ago from when i heard you on the radio and went and bought a book from you

Contents

An Education
7
Chapter Four Harlem Beckons
29
Chapter Six Enter the Empowerment Zone
45
Chapter Seven My EZ Introduction
53
Chapter Eight Patterns of Exclusion
115
Chapter Nine Discovering My Strength
131
Chapter Twelve From Sharecropping to ShareholdingGoing Public
139
Chapter Thirteen Putting Stock In Your Future
149
Chapter Fourteen Dare To Be Free
155
Chapter Fifteen Onward
171
Chapter Sixteen Conclusion
177
Appendix B AfricanAmerican Business Organizations
193
Appendix Beginning Exercise For Self Economic Empowerment
211
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