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Culture Conversations: Supporting Black Owned Businesses Strengthens Communities

Black-owned small businesses have been some of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn how you can help these businesses survive and thrive in a webcast featuring several leaders discussing the importance of investment and resources.

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Black-owned small businesses have been some of the hardest hit. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, between February and April 2020, the number of active Black-owned businesses declined by 41%. Many companies and brands are endeavoring to help these businesses succeed through monetary investment or other means—and many are getting creative. From the Comcast RISE program which provides marketing and technology resources to business owners, to The Center of Black Innovation which fosters innovation in diverse communities, necessary resources are being made available to help our communities survive and thrive.

The Culture Conversations webcast series explores the nuanced issues and opportunities affecting the marketing community. Industry thought leaders share their insights on a range of topics. Watch episodes on demand.