Maggie Anderson

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General Information

Name: Maggie Anderson

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1971 in Miami, Florida


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Maggie received her JD and MBA from the University of Chicago and lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her husband, John, and their two daughters.

Biographical and Professional Information

As CEO and cofounder of The Empowerment Experiment Foundation, Maggie Anderson has become the leader of a self-help economics movement that supports quality black businesses and urges consumers, especially other middle and upper class African Americans, to proactively and publicly support them. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and CBS Morning News, among many other national television and radio shows.

Published Works

  • Our Black Year: One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy, Public Affairs, 2012

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Maggie Anderson on WorldCat


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