By Terry Dean
Maggie Anderson, whose family in 2009 decided to purchase all their goods and services from black-owned businesses to support minority entrepreneurship, appeared on CSPAN Aug. 29. It was the same night GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan gave his acceptance speech.
Anderson appeared on CSPAN to promote her book Our Black Year, which chronicles her family's one-year campaign. She and her husband John are also the co-founders of the Empowerment Experiment, a nonprofit they started after their "Year of Shopping Black" to continue supporting black businesses nationwide.
Click here to read our original story on the Anderson's - Oak Park family plans to support only black-owned businesses in 2009 - Jan. 20, 2009
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