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Can You Hear Me Now: Florida Native Is Youngest Black Owner Of Telecommunications Company

Can You Hear Me Now: Florida Native Is Youngest Black Owner Of Telecommunications Company

  Freddie Figgers   TALLAHASSEE, FL —Freddie Figgers, 26,  became one of the youngest African-Americans to own and operate an independent, U.S.-based telecommunications company when he launched Figgers Communications.   When he was just 9 years old, Freddie was given a non-functioning computer to take apart and fix. At the age of 13, he went to…

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