Challenges minority-owned businesses face in securing jobs

April 12, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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'Crain’s Chicago Business' reported that benefits to minority contractors for Chicago's West Side Walmart fell short.

A new report from Crain's Chicago Business finds that benefits from Chicago’s West Side Walmart fell short for minority contractors. To learn more about the way minority and women-owned businesses seek contracts, Eight Forty-Eight turned to Omar Shareef, the Founder and President of the African-American Contractors Association.

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