While I do agree with Michael in principal, the notion that it doesn't matter if you're black or white doesn't hold true in the real world. Let's just step back for a moment and think about the social implications of color alone. It has been no secret that many have highlighted and identified color and various associations as a contributing factor to racial bias in society. From literature, media, to the criminal justice system; many have negative associations to the color black or blackness.
"Being Black is Just About the Same as Having a Felony" In the Job Market.
Princeton professor writes for CNN on this important topic as well. Take a look at the findings of her little experiment. I wonder what more could be done to support entrepreneurship in marginalized communities as an alternative solution until these issues are better addressed and dealt with. I don't think this path is considered enough and more can be done to support this avenue as a legitimate tool for social justice and economic development. Read the excerpt below.
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