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Blacks getting slim share of city dollars
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Blacks getting slim share of city dollars
The numbers, which confirm previous studies, show just a handful of businesses owned by people of color did business with Boston over the last four years, despite the Walsh administration officials’ professed commitment to expanding opportunities.
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Black Economic Council receives $1.5 million in donations
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Business
Black Economic Council receives $1.5 million in donations
BECMA launched its Greenwood Initiative in the spring, aimed at raising $1 million to help black-owned businesses in the state not only survive a tough time, but grow.
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GK! Market connects minority businesses
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Business
GK! Market connects minority businesses
Since the coronavirus hit, some 40% of Black businesses have gone under, victims of a strained economy, plummeting demand for professional and retail services and customers wary of venturing out into the COVID climate. Sensing the need to connect customers with companies, regardless of the motivation, social entrepreneur Colette Phillips has launched GK! Market as an outgrowth of her groundbreaking Get Konnected! networking events.
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House leaders demand details on PPP program
As the remaining days dwindle for small businesses to apply for loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), both banks and federal officials are being challenged by several House leaders to explain how the $670 billion program intended to aid the nation’s small businesses has actually been operating.
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