Black capitalism, then and now
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Plus, the story of Soul City, falling rents in New York and San Francisco, and whether college students can expect a tuition refund for canceled in-person classes.
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In 2019, some of the country's most powerful business leaders promised to redefine what it means to be a corporation. Then the pandemic hit.
The 15 Percent Pledge is pushing retailers to devote more shelf space to Black-owned businesses.
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Students may not be getting what they signed up for, but they're unlikely to get their money back.
Civil rights leader Floyd McKissick set out to create a town, aided by government funding, that would showcase Black capitalism. Professor Devin Fergus explains why the story is relevant today.