According to reports, black women are leading the country’s recovery of black-owned enterprises. Sheri Jackson-Moore, who left her position in the retail sector 23 years ago to go out on her own, has converted her dining room into a manufacturing space.
Here are some telling statistics: Black-owned franchises earn on average over two times more than Black-owned independent businesses. Roughly 26% of franchises are owned by people of color, versus 17% of independent businesses.
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Despite systemic barriers, Black entrepreneurs are building businesses from the ground up, transforming our communities and contributing meaningfully to the economy.
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