http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Big increase in number of Mo. black-owned businesses, data shows http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/big-increase-number-mo-black-owned-businesses-data-shows <p>The number of black-owned businesses in Missouri increased sharply, by 47 percent, from 2002 to 2007, the St. Louis Business Journal <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/02/21/number-of-black-owned-businesses-soars.html?ed=2011-02-21&amp;s=article_du&amp;ana=e_du_pub">reports</a>.</p><p>Those numbers are according to <a href="http://www.missourieconomy.org/community/ethnic/black_owned.stm">data released this month</a> from the U.S. Census Bureau&rsquo;s 2007 <a href="http://www.census.gov/econ/sbo/">Survey of Business Owners</a>.</p> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 22:18:06 +0000 Kelsey Proud 577 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Big increase in number of Mo. black-owned businesses, data shows