June 08, 2021

The new normal must uplift Black businesses

Courtney J. Brunson and Samuel M. Gebru ,

The Worcester Business Journal

Long before the pandemic, Black businesses, organizations, and people in MA faced barriers in receiving equitable access to resources and economic opportunities. A May report from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation found closing the wealth gap in Black and Latinx communities would grow the economy by $25 billion over five years, the equivalent of adding 100,000 jobs.