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Help is on the way for small businesses
These businesses are neighborhood anchors and pillars, representing a rich legacy of Black-owned business and entrepreneurship that spans 180+ years in the Black community.
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Local News
Domestic workers now facing homelessness
In a survey conducted at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, black immigrant domestic workers in Boston and other cities explained the widespread unemployment and fear of losing their homes without a safety net.
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News
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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Walsh warns against second COVID surge
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Walsh warns against second COVID surge
Mayor Walsh warned Boston residents that COVID-19 will likely have a second surge and encouraged them to take precautions as the city reopens.
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A black bookstore survives the COVID pandemic
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Business
A black bookstore survives the COVID pandemic
Businesses around the world faced similar dilemmas — sudden closures and loss of revenue left them with unpaid bills and a looming recession that brought the threat of financial ruin.
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COVID, police reforms top Pressley’s agenda
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COVID, police reforms top Pressley’s agenda
Pressley says that when COVID-19 cases first began growing in the U.S., she knew it could have a devastating effect in the 8th Congressional District, which she represents in Congress.
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Sen. Collins secures PPE for public, affordable housing
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Sen. Collins secures PPE for public, affordable housing
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Restaurants, retail now open in Massachusetts
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Restaurants, retail now open in Massachusetts
Massachusetts’ second phase of reopening began on Monday. Retail stores, day care facilities, camps and outdoor-dining areas have already begun welcoming back customers, and business owners are adapting to a post-peak pandemic.
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