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Illinois Black Chamber Members to Lobby Legislators

Illinois Black Chamber Members to Lobby Legislators

The Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce will lobby state legislators Wednesday, April 15th, in Springfield, the state capital, concerning issues that may affect black-owned businesses. Chamber members will meet at 10 a.m. at the Lincoln Statue in front of the Capitol Building before separating to meet various legislators and other business people to discuss legislation that may positively or negatively […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, News, Politics
Marcus Books, the nation's oldest African-American owned bookstore has closes its San Francisco location.

Marcus Books Closes Its San Francisco Chapter

By Frederick H. Lowe Marcus Book Stores, the nation’s oldest African-American-owned bookstore, has closed its San Francisco location after the landlord wrote the final chapter by evicting the bookseller for not paying rent. Marcus Books, named in honor of Marcus Garvey who often was referred to as Black Moses, was founded in 1960 in San Francisco by Ray and Julian […]

by · March 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, History, News