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In a Time of Crisis, We Must All Step Up

of recession; sooner or later we have to revitalize our companies and get the economy moving by actually doing business, investing resources, and creating jobs.

In his exclusive interview with Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle in February, President Obama promised, “Help is on the way.” True to his word, he has begun to deliver on that promise. However, to paraphrase President John F. Kennedy, it can’t only be about what our country will do for us. Our future absolutely depends on what each and every one of us is personally willing to do to restore hope and opportunity to our nation. In the early months of his presidency, Barack Obama has shown that we can count on him. We must also show that he can count on us, and that we can count on each other. It’s time for us all to step up.