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Chasing his NHL dream, Jordan Subban found himself faced with a nightmare. Living dorm life in his second year as a pro at Utica, New York, and playing for the Vancouver Canucks’ affiliate team—the Comets—Subban and his teammate were robbed
The Peoples Gas Holiday Market may have come to an early close this year because of COVID-19, but there are still other places to shop Downtown to support Pittsburgh-based designers and artists. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership opened for the holiday
When Jasper Kuria considers strategies for addressing racial inequity and social injustice in the U.S., he puts support of Black entrepreneurs at the top of the list. “It’s really about wealth inequality and opportunities for the Black community,” said Kuria.
The year 2020 has been an especially trying one for many Black business leaders. The economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus has disproportionately hurt minority-owned small businesses, according to an August report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife.
COVID-19 has proven to be an equal opportunity menace, killing people of all races and ethnicities. Government shutdowns put in place to slow its spread have hurt small businesses in every corner of America, but in Oregon, the state legislature
Hope Lehman is well aware of the data on Black women entrepreneurs like herself. “We are the fastest-growing group of business owners in the United States but are the least capitalized, with some of the lowest employee numbers and average
Biden has received decent reviews so far for assembling an economic team that includes Black voices. If confirmed, Cecilia Rouse would be the first Black woman to head the Council of Economic Advisers and Wally Adeyemo, tapped to be the
In a show of support, many customers want to “buy black” this holiday season. The growing interest comes amid ongoing protests against racial injustice, and at a time when Black-owned businesses have been disproportionately harmed by the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
2020 has been a year that has brought many lessons, with one of the most important being the value small businesses bring to our local communities. Small businesses everywhere, especially here in Orlando, have been impacted by the pandemic, but