Elizabeth Myong

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In Texas, some Black-owned barbecue restaurants saw an uptick in business during summer protests

Oct 14, 2020
For some, the surges in business helped weather challenges during the pandemic. But there are many Black-owned businesses that could close because of COVID-19.
Brothers Juan (left) and Brent Reaves stand in front of their store, Smokey John’s Bar-B-Que in Dallas.
Keren Carrión/KERA

Nail salon industry faces COVID-19 challenges as economies reopen

Jul 29, 2020
The owners, who employ many Asian immigrant workers, face mounting costs and fewer customers as they try to keep their doors open.
Employees at Mod Nail Lounge in Dallas use face masks, gloves and table shields when working with customers.
Courtesy Mod Nail Lounge