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Black Bloggers Chicago Attends Brown Girls Do Invest Chicago

According to an article in Forbes Magazine,  …”women of color, particularly African American women, had the most economic control, with spending power being in the trillions…If African Americans alone were a country, they would be the 15th largest economy in the world, with black Women controlling the lion's share of it”.   This past Sunday, Black Bloggers Chicago attended the Brown Girl’s Invest event held at the DuSable Museum of African American history.  The auditorium was packed with Black Women gathered for the same purpose; to build their financial futures and secure their financial legacies.  There are plenty of events that happen around the city that promote networking and building wealth but there are not many that are curated for us and by us.  I was not prepared for the wealth of information that I was about to receive.  I am a single mom of three, a business owner and a woman who works a full time job.  This event left me feeling not only inspired but empowered that even with everything I have going on in my life; I can still start now and build my financial future!

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