Ensuring Black Firms Have Success Tools

Your Take: The SBA's deputy chief explains how her agency supports the legacy of black enterprise.

Marie C. Johns is deputy administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and will be a guest on The Root Live webcast on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

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