Black entrepreneurship and closing the racial wealth gap
Jun 19, 2024

Black entrepreneurship and closing the racial wealth gap

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Kezia Williams, CEO of the Black upStart, discusses some of the hurdles Black business owners face and efforts to close the racial wealth gap.

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Black entrepreneurship's role in closing the racial wealth gap

Kezia Williams, CEO of the Black upStart, on how Black-owned businesses can bridge a wealth divide rooted in discrimination.
Studies show that Black women are the fastest-growing segment of entrepreneurs.
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National Bureau of Economic Research data backs view that early childhood education brings many benefits. Yet most 4-year-olds don't attend.
"In terms of positive investments in young children's well-being, public preschool — I don't think you can get better bang for your buck," said Anna Johnson of Georgetown.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC