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News Conference
2002 Survey of Business Owners: Black-Owned Firms

U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Room 4830
Washington, D.C. 20230

Tuesday, April 18, 2006
9 :30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Stanley J. Rolark, chief, Customer Liaison Office, U.S. Census Bureau
9:32 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, associate director for Economic Programs,
     U.S. Census Bureau
9:40 a.m. Data Presentation
Valarie Strang, survey statistician, Economic Census Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
9:50 a.m. Remarks — MBDA promotes minority entrepreneurship
Ronald Langston, national director, Minority Business Development Agency
9:55 a.m. Remarks — Local business perspective - Black Entrepreneurship
Mike Little, chairman
Harry C. Alford, president & CEO
     National Black Chamber of Commerce
10:05 a.m. Question and Answer Session
10:15 a.m. Conclusion and Media Availability

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