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Black communities saw a boost in entrepreneurship during the pandemic
Black Americans were more likely to create businesses than whites, yet they are still underrepresented among entrepreneurs.
In Chicago, affordable housing development has bypassed wealthier neighborhoods
Most tax credits from a program encouraging developers to build or renovate affordable units went to majority-Black neighborhoods.
What will it take for Americans to get a COVID vaccine?
Sixty percent of people now say they’ll get a vaccine, but that’s not enough to get the pandemic under control.
Athletes protest police shooting of Jacob Blake by refusing to play
Kenneth Shropshire called Wednesday a "universally unique day in history and in sport."
The Economy, Reset
Ending systemic racism isn't just a moral dilemma; it's an economic problem, too. A look at the road to a fairer economy.
After pressure from players, some Black-owned businesses profit from NBA 'bubble'
The league wants to keep players happy while quarantined. The athletes feel empowered to make an impact.
Job losses hit hard in Black communities
Black Americans tend to work in the jobs most affected by the coronavirus shutdowns and are less likely to be able to work from home.
Studies show financial pain from COVID-19 is not spread equally
Black and Hispanic workers are seeing the worst job and income losses.
Black-owned businesses face increased safety and economic risk from COVID-19
Health care businesses face medical risks, while retail and food service companies are seeing plunging sales.
A young digital media company sees an opportunity in black millennials
The AfroTech conference in San Francisco is part of Blavity's events strategy.