March 27, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 9/3/2014

"I've just never thought about being black. I'm too busy thinking about my next prospect."

-- Fayola Goldstone

Last year, African-Americans made up just 4.2 percent of all real estate brokers and agents in the United States. Of the 340 job categories for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics keeps figures, only 32 ranked lower in percentage of black workers employed.

Why do so few black Americans go into real estate?

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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