Jun 3, 2020

How communities rebuild after protests

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Plus, why black women entrepreneurs are missing out on startup funding and a conversation with the director of "Do Not Resist."

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Inequities in venture capital hinder founders of color well beyond seed funding

Jun 3, 2020
They don’t just have a harder time getting initial funding. They also get less of it.
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton (right) speaks on a panel. Backstage invests in founders of color, women and LGBTQ entrepreneurs.
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From Santa Monica to the Bronx: How communities rebound from violence in protests

Jun 3, 2020
The property damage in recent protests is on a much lower scale than in past protests.
A volunteer cleans up following protests in Santa Monica on June 1. Activists and academics say a broken window is easy to fix; the hard work is fixing why it was broken in the first place.
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Bookstores see surge in sales of works about race

Jun 3, 2020
Merchants are reporting a spike in sales of titles like "How To Be an Antiracist."
One black bookstore owner said most of her new clients are white, and a lot of them are buying books for their kids.
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Federal Reserve loan program targets mid-size businesses

Jun 3, 2020
The loans will be bigger than those from the Paycheck Protection Program — and they can't be forgiven.
A worker restocks groceries at a supermarket in Brooklyn in March. The Main Street Lending Program offers loans that would likely be hard for businesses like grocers or cafes to pay back.
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China's forced-out workers

Jun 3, 2020
Chinese workers complain that shortened hours or being told to resign are layoffs by another name.
Masked workers labor at a factory in China.
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Bankers want businesses to know "there’s still money" for PPP loans

Jun 3, 2020
Laurie Stewart, CEO of Seattle-based Sound Community Bank, says the bank has made more than 700 loans through the program.
Laurie Stewart, CEO of Seattle-based Sound Community Bank, says her bank has funded PPP loans as small as $900.
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Music from the episode

The Seed (2.0) The Roots, Cody Chesnutt
Noche Juan Rios

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer