The pandemic saw a sharp rise in Black entrepreneurship. Here’s how these owners are getting off the ground.

Many firms are resuming operations as COVID restrictions loosen in Southern California. This includes a business called Post 21 in Downtown Disney, which has reopened following a pandemic-related closure.

Post 21 is the first African-American-owned business on a Disney resort. One of the co-founders, Blair Paysinger, claims her store sells beauty products, home goods, and children’s items, all from Black-owned businesses.

Paysinger explains, “The goal of the business was to gather them all into one area.” “Previously, if you wanted to help them, that was fine. But where do you look for them?”

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