September 23, 2020 7:31 AM
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Black entrepreneurs have long faced challenges be it getting financial capital, or discrimination in contracting. Now, the pandemic has hit them the hardest and many are trying to find ways to thrive.
"Black individuals make up about 21% of all renters, but they make up 35% of all defendants on eviction cases," says Peter Hepburn, a researcher for Princeton University's Eviction Lab.
Rachel Martin talks with economist William Spriggs about the rise in poverty levels, especially among minority communities in the U.S., due to the lack of new coronavirus stimulus.
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