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State of African-American Owned Businesses

70% of African-American entrepreneurs say they are either “somewhat happy” or “very happy” with their businesses. 72% say their businesses are profitable. Read more

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How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

In a climate of intense awareness for the fair treatment of all minorities, getting your business officially certified as minority-owned can open important contract opportunities. Read more

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Why Black Entrepreneurs Struggle to Secure and Receive Funding and Investment Grants

Systemic racism has made it difficult for Black entrepreneurs and business owners to be successful over the past century. We take a look at why this barrier exists and resources... Read more

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COVID: A Year in Review, and New Funding Opportunities for 2021

March 11, 2021

Sean Gray, Economic Development Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration meets up with co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the Payment Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Discussion also explores positive developments within the SBA business community.

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Announcing New Online Hub for Black Small Business Owners

February 2, 2021

As we celebrate Black History Month, SCORE is proud to announce the launch of its new online resource: SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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5 Reasons Why Workplace Diversity Is Key For Business Growth

February 24, 2021,

ADEI-focused mindset can help you to enrich your small business, connect you to your customers, and benefit your community. Here are some practical ways your small business can embrace change and diversity.

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Black Business Owner Spotlight

February 23, 2021,

Black businesses and Black business owners have faced increasing challenges during 2020 and into 2021. Rieva Lesonsky talks with three Black business owners to get their advice and perspective.

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Mastering Finances for Black-Owned Businesses

February 16, 2021, 1:00pm EST

This session will get you more informed about your finances, understand your numbers, and make better financial decisions. Read more

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Advice from Black Entrepreneurs

December 28, 2020

Gain insights from Black entrepreneurs who have grown their businesses from the ground up. SCORE sat down with the founders of four different companies to learn about the truths and intricacies of being a Black business owner in the United States.

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