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The Legacy of African American Entrepreneurship

The University of Texas at Austin

  On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Dr. John Sibley Butler, Ph.D. Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism and the Herb Kelleher Chair in Entrepreneurship at the McCombs School of Businessat The University of Texas at Austin. Also, he is director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and a professor of Management and Sociology.

Professor Butler is a distinguished scholar, consultant and author. His research covers the areas of organizational behavior and entrepreneurship, specifically immigrant and minority entrepreneurship, and his books include “Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black America: A Reconsideration of Race and Economics” and “All That We Can Be: Black Leadership and Racial Integration the Army Way.”