Small business

Black business owner with customer.
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Antionette Lee
July 19, 2020 - 1:45 pm
A North Philadelphia company has a $200 million pot of grants with half of it set aside specifically for minority-owned businesses and they’re urging owners to apply. Read more here.
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Rui Lucas is owner of NaBrasa Brazilian Steakhouse in Horsham.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 18, 2020 - 2:40 pm
With rising unemployment numbers and many businesses struggling to survive, small business owners are furious to discover that despite not being able to be fully operational, their insurance policies are not paying out business interruption insurance claims right now. Read more here.
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Susan Pilate
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Kim Glovas
July 14, 2020 - 8:59 pm
Small businesses that got sidetracked by the pandemic can get assistance thanks to Temple University’s Small Business Development Center. Read more here.
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10-year-old Micah Harrigan
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Shara Dae Howard
July 13, 2020 - 9:13 pm
A South Philadelphia business is taking off — and it’s run by a 10-year-old with big plans. Read more here.
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Rich and Mengistu Koilor
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Antionette Lee
July 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
Neither Philadelphia or the state of Pennsylvania have a brewery that's Black-owned. Two brothers from West Philly want to change that. Read more here.
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Health workers handle a COVID-19 swab test for Guatemalan immigrant Zully on May 8, 2020 in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has signed the order that will move all counties in southeastern Pennsylvania to his least-restrictive “green phase.” Read more here.
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State Sen. Anthony Williams outside the courthouse in Media
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2020 - 5:48 pm
The Delaware County Black Caucus (DCBC), as well as community leaders and elected officials, want a fraternal order of police leader fired following alleged threats posted on social media earlier this month. Read more here.
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A new take on the Black Lives Matter t-shirt from AB Media Group and SHFT World
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Antionette Lee
June 12, 2020 - 7:17 am
In recent weeks, brands and businesses in Philadelphia and around the world have released statements, taken actions, and collected money to convey their stance on racial justice. Two businesswomen in Philadelphia are standing out as they figure out their roles in the fight, which is paying off in a...
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Looters on 52nd Street in West Philadelphia
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Mark Abrams
June 10, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Philadelphia's Merchants Fund is reaching out to the owners of small businesses in West Philadelphia that were looted or damaged by fires during the recent unrest. Read more here.
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Pineville Tavern owner Andrew Abruzzese in the tent he bought for outdoor dining
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Kim Glovas
June 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
Many restaurants in Philadelphia's surrounding counties are reopening, but in a more alfresco fashion. Read more here.
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