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We commit to leading, educating, and advocating in the African American business community,
making the South Carolina a great place for our members to do business.


U.S. Business Fact Sheets

MBDA conducts studies on the state of minority business enterprises (MBEs), trends impacting MBEs, their performance, and challenges and opportunities for minority business growth.

Total Receipts Firms Under 1 Million (43%)
Total Receipts Firms $1 million and Above (57%)
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Job Growth In The Energy Industry

For those students who are not interested in pursuing a four-year degree, the CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric explained the energy and utility field is tapping into those individuals and saying, “If you want to come here, there are opportunities for you.”

Growth Rate 2019 (8%)
Growth Rate Increase 2018 (5%)
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Ten-Point Plan

Trump created a ten-point plan that lists very specific policies that are all designed to improve America’s African American community as a whole. African American small businesses will succeed as a result of Trump’s ten-point plan because of its implementation of microfinance and the revitalization of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.

At present (85%)
The next we believe (95%)
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Economic Results for African Americans

We’re fighting to give every American — all over the country, every single American — a future of dignity and purpose and of pride. President Donald J. Trump

African American Unemployment Today (6%)
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Median Family Income

So far under Trump, median family incomes have risen by more than $1,000, according‎ to Sentier Research and based on Census Bureau numbers. These numbers are not broken down by race, but it's a pretty good bet that black incomes have risen with those of other races under Trump.

Black Job Growth Increase (40%)
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Support for Historically Black Colleges

Mr. Williams said the most important policy change by the administration was the restoration of year-round Pell grants, which help low-income students attend school in the summer.

Increase in Funding (14%)
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30 Sep 19
HBCU Funding

Trump appropriated more than three hundred and sixty million dollars-- thirty-two million more

30 Sep 19
Religious HBCU

Department of Justice lifts the restriction on capital financing for faith-based historically black

19 Jul 19
3.8 Million Workers

Employers commit to train 3.8 million workers under Trump executive order

30 Aug 18
MBDA Grants

MBDA awarded a grant to the United States Space Foundation to educate and

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Become A Ambassador

The South Carolina African American Chamber is launching its statewide ambassador initiative. There will be a local chamber Ambassador in every county in South Carolina in 2020
. We are excited about this effort. The Ambassador initiative will begin early next year. All interested parties should contact for more information.


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The South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce is based on the belief that our members needs are of the utmost importance. The African American Chamber is committed to developing strategies and bringing resources to our members to meet their specific needs.

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