Damon Lester, Steve Ewing, and Damian Mills Detail Their Journeys as Black Men in Automotive

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Today on CBTNews.com – Wednesday, June 24th, 2020:

Damon Lester, Steve Ewing, and Damian Mills Detail Their Journeys as Black Men in Automotive
On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome NAMAD President Damon Lester, Steve Ewing, President and CEO of Wade Ford in Atlanta, Georgia, and Damian Mills, President and CEO of Mills Automotive Group. In this exclusive interview, Damon, Steve, and Damian speak to CBT’s Jim Fitzpatrick about their experiences as African-American men in the automotive industry

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