Proclamation 5853 --
the President of the
Our more than 800,000 minority business men and women truly exemplify the meaning of entrepreneurship -- the overcoming of every obstacle in the effort to find and fulfill efficiently a need for a product or service. Minority entrepreneurs are an indispensable force in our economy, enhancing life for all Americans by introducing innovations in business and by participating more extensively in the Federal procurement process with the cooperative support of government.
It is particularly important now to encourage minority business owners to pursue available export opportunities. Such trade can make minority entrepreneurs instrumental in export markets and create a wide range of new opportunities.
Minority Enterprise Development Week, and throughout the year, we can all be
deeply thankful for the economic freedom that enables
Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the
Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of September, in
the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-eight, and of the
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