Black Businesses Face the Brunt of the Coronavirus, but Where Is the Aid?


Nyanga Nyandemoh, Social Welfare, Class of 2021

Internship Office: Federal Public Defenders 

Black Owned businesses through the pandemic  faced hands on the foreclosures, the cut hours and as well the disproportionate distribution of aid . By reviewing Black population census data and PPP loan distribution in Los Angeles county/national this op-ed highlights the barriers Black businesses faced pre-pandemic and how they became exacerbated during this time because of structural inequities.

Nyanga Nyandemoh
Publication date: 
September 24, 2021
Publication type: 
Diversity & Entrepreneurship Research