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Identity shapes business: Three local Black-owned businesses share stories of survival and perseverance during the pandemic

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, local businesses across Washtenaw County have struggled to adapt to prolonged shutdowns and repeated closures. Yet the pandemic has not treated all business owners equally — a January study from University of Michigan researchers found that Black business owners were about 30 times less likely to receive government […]