Attention Must Be Paid

The African-American Web community is swelling--and underserved

Silas Myers is a typical new millennium brother. He's 31, holds an MBA from Harvard University, works as an investment analyst for money manager Hotchkis & Wiley, and pulls in a salary close to six figures. Oh yeah, and he spends about 10 hours a week online, buying everything from a JVC portable radio to Arm & Hammer deodorant. "Maybe I'm nuts," he says, "but shopping online is so much easier to me."

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