Skip to main content

Eight Forty-Eight

Challenges minority-owned businesses face in securing jobs

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.

Music Button: Kabanjak, "the Man Who Spoke Flames", from the CD Tree Of Mystery, (ESL)


Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.