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Book documents collaboration between academics and Beechwood neighborhood (access required)

In a neighborhood that is 63 percent African-American, none of the 94 corner stores were owned or operated by an African-American living in the northeast Rochester neighborhood. Until the Freedom Market arrived in 2013, that is. The store on Webster Avenue, supported by both owner North East Area Development Inc. (NEAD) and foundation grants, is part community hub, ...

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