In August, Rita Magalde of Utah is starting a nine-month master's program to help grow her baklava business.
The pandemic spurred a small-business boom, and that included many Black entrepreneurs looking for new ways to reach consumers.
Storefront prices were too high, so Latanya DeVaughn of Bronx Bound Books used savings, a grant and a bus to realize her dream.
The Treasury Department provided $9 billion to lenders in underserved communities, allowing them to expand and support entrepreneurs.
Brian Taylor wants to travel to all 50 states and groom more than 10,000 dogs.
Terence Dickson says his Terra Cafe stands for "Black awesome." After 12 years in business and many scars, "we're gonna keep it going."
Aliya Wanek's clothing line is still more popular than it was in 2019, so she reduced her hours at her day job.
Rita Magalde, owner of Sheer Ambrosia, is shifting to working full time on making and selling her confections ahead of the holidays.
Adella Colvin began her yarn-dyeing business, LolaBean Yarn Co., after noting how few makers of color there were in the industry.
Teo Hunter of Crowns & Hops Brewing is creating a brand that can be "a case study to what it means to be accomplishing racial equity."