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Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship and Technology

Welcome to the Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship, and Technology

Founder/Director: Dr. Juliet E. K. Walker

The Center for Black Business, History, Entrepreneurship, and Technology was founded at the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 by Professor Juliet E. K. Walker, who is considered the foremost scholar in African American Business History.

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Juliet E. K. Walker is a professor in the History Department of the University of Texas at Austin, and has written numerous books in African American history. More about Juliet E. K. Walker...

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