Don-Terry Veal, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. He is the Director of the Center for Governmental Services (CGS) at Auburn University. Keenan D. Grenell received his doctorate in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. He is Associate Provost for Diversity at Marquette University.
Foreword by Cal Clark, Ph.D.; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Section I - Entrepreneurship Development; 1. Lessons from History: Nonprofits, Economic Development, to Entrepre neurial Opportunities - George Amedee; 2. The Evolution of the State and Local Minority Business Procurement Policy - J. Vincent Eagan; 3. The Atlanta Way: A Gateway to Entry to Ethnic Business Enterprise - Vickie Cox Edmondson and George Munchus; 4. The African-American Entrepreneurship Summit Revealing Preliminary Discussion of the Movement - Keenan D. Grenell; 5. African-American Entrepreneurship: Transitioning into the Twenty-first Century - James I. Herbert; 6. Strategies for Preventing the Digital Divide - Anil Kukreja and George Neely, Sr.; 7. A New Solution to Water Pollution: Novel Fibers for Sorption of Organic Contaminants - Aliecia R. McCain, Clifford R. Lange and Angie L. Jay; 8. Entrepreneurship, Wealth Creation and Economic Development: A "4th Wave" Perspective - James H. Todd; Section II - Entrepreneurial Research Strategies; 9. The Black Farmers' Settlement: The True Cause of the Struggle - George Amedee and Dickey D. Selmon; 10. Entrepreneurs' Perception of Policy in the South African Context - Mary Jesselyn Co and Bruce Mitchell; 11. The Challenge of Transformation within the Regulatory Environment of the Gambling Industry - The Case of the Western Cape - Linda de Vries; 12. Barriers Faced by Historically Underutilized Business in Local Procurement: An Annotated Outline - J. Vincent Eagan.