For minorities, unequal returns

ADA TERRERO, owner of Ada's Creations on Broad Street, in Providence, has built a strong and profitable business, but federal data show the average Hispanic-owned firm in Rhode Island earned 15 cents for every $1 of revenue at a white-owned firm in 2002. /
ADA TERRERO, owner of Ada's Creations on Broad Street, in Providence, has built a strong and profitable business, but federal data show the average Hispanic-owned firm in Rhode Island earned 15 cents for every $1 of revenue at a white-owned firm in 2002. /
Ada Terrero attributes the success of Ada’s Creations – her bakery, café and restaurant on Broad Street in Providence – to honesty, hard work and perseverance. In the past 17 years, the business has grown to employ 12 people, seven full-time, has expanded physically and has started catering. It also has turned a profit. Terrero…

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