Second Annual Wall Street Project Makes Inroads For Minorities In Corporate America On Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's 70th Birthday

February 1999
Jet;02/08/99, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p51
Focuses on the Second Annual Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Wall Street Project which was held at the World Trade Center in New York City in January 1999. Host of the event, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr.; How financial moguls fulfilled the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by exploring inclusion through the conference theme `Building Trading Partnerships to Expand the Marketplace'; Efforts to challenge corporate America to end the trade deficit with minority vendors and consumers.


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