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Lack of Black Construction Jobs Spurs Protest

Black construction workers in Chicago have taken to the streets. Many of them are unemployed and are asking Mayor Rahm Emanuel why Black construction workers are not employed on sites in their communities. (Courtesy: Chicago Citizen Weekly)

Business pioneer and former president of Soft-Sheen Carson Ed Gardner (dressed in red slacks) has joined Black construction workers in Chicago to protest a lack of jobs. (Courtesy: Chicago Citizen Weekly)

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(AURN) -- Beauty and business pioneer Ed Gardner has joined city residents to fight for more diversity on Chicago construction sites.  The Soft-Sheen Carson legend has met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to spur action.

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