Black-owned restaurateurs expect long recovery times from pandemic lows

TORONTO — When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, Resa Solomon-St. Lewis watched business at her Caribbean food company Baccanalle disappear. With no events or weddings to cater and farmers markers and other artisan shows cancelled, 80 per cent of the

How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:Sign up for our daily newsletters. To support our non-profit public service journalism:Donate Now. In the 1940s, Nick Gabaldón, an athletic, handsome student at Santa Monica High School,

Community support, Black Lives Matter movement have helped local Black-owned businesses

WESTCHESTER, N.Y. – At the start of 2020, Vivian C. Mackenzie had big plans for her small business. Mackenzie, the owner of Kathleen’s Tea Room in Peekskill, New York – known for its afternoon tea service featuring scones and finger