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The Andersons Experiment With Buying Black

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The Andersons Experiment With Buying Black

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Maggie Anderson travels 14 miles to the grocery store, can no longer use her favorite brand of shampoo, and can't find a toy store. Why? She and her family are conducting an "Empowerment Experiment:" Patronize black-owned businesses only, for a year.

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