Economy
10:43 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Black-owned businesses struggling in Conn.

Black-owned businesses are one of the fastest growing segments of the nation's economy. In Connecticut,  economists paint a different picture. Small businesses owned by black people account for little more than 4% of all small enterprises, while black people make up 12% percent of the population. Many struggle to get established and compete in the state's economy.  But some towns with significant African American populations are trying to change that. 

Jere Eaton, owner of PrintabiliTees, says black business owners lack support and mentors.
Jere Eaton, owner of PrintabiliTees, says black business owners lack support and mentors.