Fred Carter, better known as Texas Fred the Zydeco Cowboy, was born and raised in Southeast Texas, where he became fascinated with zydeco and its origins. He shares the music he loves here in D.C. in the form of a local radio show, "The Trail Ride."
The big-box stores are coming to D.C. And neighborhood “mom and pop” shops are worried. Now, a new effort is underway to try to protect D.C.’s local businesses. Kojo explores the business environment for small-scale entrepreneurs.
- Michael Shuman Vice President for Enterprise Development, Training and Development Corporation; Author, "The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition" (Berrett-Koehler)
- Harriet Tregoning Acting Director, D.C. Office of Planning.
- Manny Hidalgo Executive Director, Latino Economic Development Corporation
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