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WE'RE BUILDING A PATH TO GROW AT LEAST 15% OF BLACK BUSINESSES, CREATE 600,000+ NEW JOBS, AND ADD $55 BILLION  TO THE U.S. ECONOMY. 

OUR PATH IS POWERED BY DATA

In addition to the research provided by Brookings, we use data from multiple sources to inform how we implement strategies. Explore the links below to learn more about the issues and solutions affecting Black business owners.

The Tapestry of Black Business Ownership in America

This groundbreaking report explores the diversity among Black business owners in the U.S. and illuminates several key findings.

It’s hard to lead a small business during a pandemic. It’s harder when you’re black.

Health risks and trouble accessing capital can be hard on black business owners.

George Floyd’s death demonstrates the policy violence that devalues Black lives

The racial attitudes that lead police to choke Black people are the same that exclude Black people from employment and investment opportunities.

The Road to Zero Wealth

How the racial wealth divide is hollowing out America's middle class.

The $55 Billion Plan

Accelerating Black-owned businesses to create wealth, jobs and growth.

Black barbers must matter for the economy to really recover

Amid COVID-19's economic impact, Andre Perry and Tynesia Boyea-Robinson call for intervention to save Black barbershops from financial ruin.

The Laura Coates Show

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson discusses black businesses during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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