Why black entrepreneurship, leadership matters so much

I sat down with black history, I sat down with two native detroiters and two native detroiters and promise meant detroit business promise meant detroit business leaders, porsche robberson of leaders, porsche robberson of focus hope and dennis archer, focus hope and dennis archer, jr., owner of downtown detroit jr., owner of downtown detroit central kitchen & grill to talk central kitchen & grill to talk about moments and people in about moments and people in black history that impacted black history that impacted their life. Their life. >> why do white folks have all >> why do white folks have all the fun? The fun? It’s a story of reginald lewis’s it’s a story of reginald lewis’s life who was the first life who was the first african-american to have a african-american to have a billion dollar business. Billion dollar business. I read it three or four times I read it three or four times and given to my kids who are 10 and given to my kids who are 10 and 13. And 13. Entrepreneurship in business is entrepreneurship in business is the new civil right. The new civil right. And to have equal opportunity to and to have equal opportunity to financing and to business deals, financing and to business deals, and this entry into the path to and this entry into the path to entrepreneurship is very entrepreneurship is very important for young important for young african-american kids. African-american kids. >> so for me, you know, with >> so for me, you know, with kamala harris announcing her run kamala harris announcing her run for presidency and thinking for presidency and thinking about shirley chisolm and a about shirley chisolm and a woman declaring he run for woman declaring he run for presidency, it’s an experience presidency, it’s an experience that you look back at what they that you look back at what they did at a time when it was so did at a time when it was so very unaccepted or, you know, very unaccepted or, you know, surprising that someone would surprising that someone would believe that some black woman believe that some black woman would believe she would run for would believe she would run for president and seeing it president and seeing it happening again is so exciting happening again is so exciting for me. For me. >> rhonda: to see my full uncut >> rhonda: to see my full uncut interviews and our conversation interviews and our conversation that we aired in our last hour that we aired in our last hour on the impacts of the on the impacts of the organization jack & jill of organization jack & jill of america on their lives and america on their lives and something we all have in common, something we all have in common, find it on the black history

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