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The number of companies started by African-American women grew nearly 258 percent from 1997 to 2013.
- The number of African-American women-owned businesses in 2013 was estimated at 1.1 million, comprising 42 percent of businesses owned by women of color and 49 percent of all African-American-owned businesses
- African-American women-owned businesses employed 272,000 workers and generated $44.9 billion in revenue in 2013.
Read the complete Center for American Progress report here.