WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday.
“The playing field is tilted against entrepreneurs of color,” Warren, a U.S. senator, wrote in a post on Medium.com announcing the proposal. “The small business gap is another example of how the racial wealth gap in America holds back our economy and hurts Black, Latinx, Native American, and other minority families and communities.”
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Warren is scheduled to appear on Saturday at the Black Economic Alliance Forum in South Carolina, where she will campaign along with several other presidential hopefuls.
Warren is one of 24 Democrats competing for the party’s nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in...
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