Black Capitalism

Black Capitalism is a movement among African Americans to build wealth through the ownership and development of businesses. It has not been acknowledged as a legitimate "movement" among African Americans, such as Black Nationalism or the civil rights movement as it has no organized body to promote its intent and goals. However, much in these movements were financed by the wealth of African Americans.

Read more about Black Capitalism:  Historical Roots, Strands of Black Capitalism

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Issues Facing Black Capitalism - Economic Disparity
... Blacks on average have a lower net worth than Whites in America ... current differences in lending patterns toward blacks and whites, the option of using home equity to borrow against in order to open a business is diminished ...

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