After Recession, a Black Business Boom
Black entrepreneurs who expanded during COVID now face the challenge of labor shortages, supply chain delays and inflation.
By Tracy Jan, Washington Post The rib joint and whiskey bar that Terri Evans opened in the South Loop of Chicago with her 401(k) savings drew mostly tourists and convention-goers — until the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home orders swept the country beginning March 2020. Evans worried about keeping her 12 full-time employees on the payroll. […]