march on washington http://wrvo.org en Fifty years later, African-Americans entrepreneurs say business community still lags behind http://wrvo.org/post/fifty-years-later-african-americans-entrepreneurs-say-business-community-still-lags-behind <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history. Half a century ago, hundreds of thousands of people marched on Washington and gathered to hear Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 43320 at http://wrvo.org Fifty years later, African-Americans entrepreneurs say business community still lags behind Communication and trust remain key to minority business success http://wrvo.org/post/communication-and-trust-remain-key-minority-business-success <p></p><p><em>Today is the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the historic Civil Rights March on Washington. Across America, people are celebrating the journey of African-Americans since 1963. Here in central New York, Vicki Brackens, an African-American woman who has been a part of the business and financial community in Syracuse for 30 years, spoke with the Innovation Trail’s Ryan Delaney about being a minority entrepreneur. </em></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:05:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 43305 at http://wrvo.org Communication and trust remain key to minority business success Former governor Paterson reflects on March on Washington http://wrvo.org/post/former-governor-paterson-reflects-march-washington <p><em>Wednesday marks 50 years since the famous March on Washington, when more than 200,000 Americans gathered in support of civil rights. Capital correspondent Karen Dewitt sat down with former governor David Paterson, the first African-American to serve as governor of New York state, to talk about the event and its impact on his life.</em></p><p>Karen Dewitt: Gov. Paterson, we’re really glad you could join us to talk about this topic. First of all, I want to know how old you were when the March on Washington happened.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:32:29 +0000 Karen DeWitt 43243 at http://wrvo.org Former governor Paterson reflects on March on Washington