African-American Women Are Moving Ahead Rapidly | WomenEntrepreneurs | Scoop.it
In the United States today, two-thirds of African-American college undergrads are women, and they are going on to excel in business, particularly in entrepreneurship, says visiting scholar Katherine Phillips.

In fact, black women are excelling in education and entrepreneurship, she said. Two-thirds of African-American college undergrads are female. And, between 2002 and 2008, the number of businesses owned by black women rose by 19% — twice as fast as all other firms and generating $29 billion in sales nationwide.