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Alexandra Marks interviews businessmen Derek Jeter and William Singleton
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[African American entrepreneurs]
Original Airdate: 3/29/1991

Length: 00:04:00
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Alexandra Marks reports on the challenges faced by minority businesses in Boston. She notes that Jet-A-Way is multi-million dollar company that recycles trash, industrial waste, and construction debris. Marks interviews Jesse Jeter (marketing director, Jet-A-Way) and company founders Ed Jeter and Darlene Jeter about the challenges they have faced as a minority business. Jesse Jeter says that racism is still a problem. Ed Jeter says that the business benefited minority quotas in the early years. Marks reports that the NAACP Leadership Development Training Conference was recently held in Boston. Marks's report includes footage from a luncheon held during the conference. Marks interviews William Singleton (president, Quest Publishing Company) about his experiences as an African American entrepreneur. Marks notes that minority-owned businesses often have trouble finding financing. Marks' report includes footage of operations at the Jet-A-Way recycling facility. This tape includes additional footage of operations at the Jet-A-Way recycling facility.

Contributor : Reporter
Alexandra Marks
Format : Tape 7949   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 107260 
VHS cassette 107263 
Betacam cassette 107262 
digital betacam cassette 107261 

Subject : Keywords
African American businesspeople
Race relations

Subject : Personal Names
Jeter, Darlene
Jeter, Ed
Jeter, Jesse
Marks, Alexandra
Singleton, William

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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