Minority Business expert James Lowry shares post-pandemic prognosis for Black businesses

Minority Business expert James Lowry shares post-pandemic prognosis for Black businesses

By Roz Edward

African-Americans and minority businesses have inarguably suffered the most crushing economic blows dealt by the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s just the bottom line as we descend into the pandemic abyss. Black American business owners are particularly at risk of diminished productivity and compromised livelihoods for a myriad of reasons, including access to COVID-19 economic response programs. Black businesses continue to experience epic declines at unprecedented levels and are disappearing altogether during the national and international pandemic.

But while Blacks in the non-essential business categories continue to suffer job eliminations, layoffs and revenue reductions amounting to billions of dollars in lost productivity, what is a Black entrepreneur to do?

Real Times Media recently spoke in an exclusive interview with one of the nation’s most prominent and respected business experts, James H. Lowry, a 40-year advocate of minority


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