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Why I Always Have Two Jobs

Black people literally have to work twice as hard to get half as much

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A version of this story originally appeared on the Medium blog, Capital Innovations @ Collab Capital.

Since I’ve been able to work, I’ve worked multiple jobs. During summers growing up, I worked in the businesses started by my grandparents in Mobile, AL and passed down to my…




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Jewel Burks

Jewel Burks

saved by grace • partner at @collab_capital • Head of @googlestartups , U.S. • founder @Partpic (acq. by @Amazon ) • @howardu alumna • opinions are mine

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