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Want to Find a Black-Owned Business? There’s An App for That

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There are an estimated 1.9 million Black-owned businesses in the United States and now you can find them easier with a new Smartphone application.

The application, created from a partnership with the U.S. Black Chambers and Around the Way®, uses the GPS feature of your phone to find Black-owned businesses.  This is a welcome treat for those who understand the value of supporting black-owned businesses as one of the tools to reducing black unemployment in America.

Ron Busby Sr., President of the U.S. Black Chambers, said that they created this new application in part to build a database of African-American businesses around the country.

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    April 12, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    I wonder does Woodi Holmes of Black Refer have a hand in this new app?

    Considering all the hard work that Mr. Holmes has contributed in identifying black owned businesses across America one would find it somewhat unusual that he would not at least be consulted to some degree for his expertise in the discipline.

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/woodi-holmes/21/7aa/a2b

    John (alias leafBuilder)