KFC, Walgreen's to grown minority opportunities

June 14, 2010 2:37:20 PM PDT
Business leaders from around the country are focusing on diversity and inclusion during day three of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's 39th Annual Conference.Monday's events took place at the Hyatt McCormick Place West. The Reverend Jesse Jackson says his organization continues to work to close disparities and create jobs and opportunities in underserved communities.

At a news conference, fast food giant KFC announced a plan to grow the number of minority-owned franchisees, suppliers and employees.

A similar deal with Walgreen's was announced during an afternoon luncheon.