Over the past several years, advocates around the country have been
fighting to preserve and restore one of American citizens' most basic
rights: the right to vote. But the right to vote is increasingly under attack. Amid this ongoing conversation about how best to ensure equal voting
access, there is growing evidence that one particular segment of the
population, women of color, is poised to play a more decisive role in
Small business owners would be better off starting a small business in
the Midwest rather than the Northeast, according to a recently released
study by a Virginia-based small business industry think tank.