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Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson and her family were threatened for supporting Black businesses

Maggie Anderson is CEO and Founder of The Empowerment Experiment Foundation, Inc., author of “Our Black Year” and Creator of “The Black-Owned Hair Care Challenge.” Anderson is Congressman John Lewis’ former aide, President Barack Obama’s former law student, and a successful corporate executive. She publicly pledged to “buy Black” for a full year, amidst threats to her and her family and her mother’s fatal pancreatic cancer battle. Her historic stand, dubbed as “The Empowerment Experiment” resulted in tens of millions in revenue for and deposits into Black businesses and banks.
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