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Have you ever considered franchising as a way to own your own business within your community? Through a partnership with Dunkin’ Brands, parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, NAACP is hoping to increase the number of franchise businesses owned by people of color in the U.S.

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A new Demos/NAACP report finds that retail employers pay Black and Latino full-time workers just 75 percent of the wages of their white peers, amounting to losses up to $7,500 per year. In The Retail Race Divide: How the Retail Industry is Perpetuating Racial Inequality in the 21st Century, Catherine Ruetschlin, Demos Senior Policy Analyst, and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Senior Director of the NAACP Economic Department and Executive Director of the NAACP Financial Freedom Center, analyze retail workers’ occupations, earnings and schedules.