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Black-Owned Businesses Look for Ways to Rise to the Top

Entrepreneurs want a fair shot at the complete marketplace

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Photo by Brandy Kennedy on Unsplash

Numbers tell the sobering story. A 2020 Brookings Institute study found that “Black people represent 12.7 percent of the U.S. population but only 4.3 percent of the nation’s 22.2 million business owners.”

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