A White-collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants Since 1921
Among the major professions, certified public accountancy has the most severe underrepresentation of African Americans: less than one percent of CPAs are black. Theresa Hammond explores the history behind this statistic and chronicles the courage and dete
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