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Celebrating Black Entrepreneurs!

This week we celebrated Small Business Day, a day we take a moment to appreciate the heart and hustle of the entrepreneurs who form the core of our communities.

Despite the pandemic’s curveballs, the resilience of the Black community continues to shine, reflected in the steady growth of Black-owned businesses from year to year. The latest data from the United States Census 2021 Annual Business Survey tells us there were an estimated 140,918 Black or African American-owned businesses in 2020, a bump up from about 134,567, according to the Brookings Institute.

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