The newly established Center Black Business History, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBBH) at the University of Texas at Austin announces its first national conference: “The Federal Government and Black Business,” and the launching of the Texas Black Business Hall of Fame at the Conference Dinner. The one day conference is on October 17, 2003, at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas and its purpose is:
Bringing together a distinguished group of scholars and ranking administrators from both minority business agencies in the Federal Government and organizations in the private sectors to assess the impact of Federal Government legislation, executive policies and judicial decisions on Black Business in America since the landmark 1954 Brown Decision----to address the following topics, “Scholars View the Federal Government and Black Business, “ “Federal Government Minority Business Agencies: Historic Perspectives, Contemporary Assessments. ” Scholars View Supreme Court Decisions' Impact on Black Business” and “Private Sector Assessments/ Responses to Federal Government Black Business Initiatives.’-
Conference registration is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited. Please fax your registration by October 10th to the contact provided below. For information, contact Dr. Walker via email.
Please see conference link for information and registration form at the website below.
Professor Juliet E. K. Walker
Department of History
Founding Director of the Center for Black Business History
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