Welcome to Episode #93 of the YB2C Live! Podcast for Entrepreneurs. In this episode, Pamela chats with Jamon Jordan, well-known Detroit historian, president of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and founder of The Black Scroll Network History & Tours, L.L.C., located in Detroit, Michigan.
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What You’ll Hear in This Episode
In this engaging and informative conversation, Jamon and Pamela discussed the rise and fall of Black entrepreneurship in Detroit from its start in the 1700s up to the late 1950s. Jamon shared how national laws, businesses, and local politics negatively impacted Black businesses. Jamon also shared how community activism is crucial to continue making a positive change in the African-American community and supporting the legacy of our ancestors.
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About Our Guest
Jamon Jordan is a former teacher and current historian and speaker who lead historical tours around Detroit through his company, the Black Scroll Network History & Tours, LLC. Jamon also serves as president of the Detroit chapter of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), nationally founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson (the “father” of Black History Month) in 1915.
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