Tag: black lives matter

Last month, in the wake of George Floyd’s death and amidst nationwide protests, I asked what more we, as individuals and business owners, can and should do to better support our community of Black business owners and entrepreneurs. One of my suggestions, to “ask questions and be open to the answers, especially the ones that make you...

Just over two weeks ago, George Floyd died because a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for close to nine minutes, ignoring his pleas of “I can’t breathe” and well after (2 minutes and 53 seconds after) Mr. Floyd was nonresponsive. Since then, waves of protests—during a pandemic—have spread from Minneapolis across the United...