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Black Business Month celebrates the importance of Black entrepreneurs

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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Black-owned businesses are being celebrated across the country during Black Business Month.

Dionne Fraser-Carter is a Black business owner in Atlanta.

She opened Zinah Artistic Retail, a boutique, and gallery, on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard in 2017.

“The handcrafted original works of artists of color, fashion designers, jewelers, everything in the creative genre,” Fraser-Carter said, about her business.

The entrepreneur told CBS46 it’s a passion, though, like many businesses, she did struggle.

But as a Black-owned business, Fraser-Carter said it’s been extremely important to keep going and to encourage other Black entrepreneurs to do the same.

“The number one challenge is lack of access to capital for a lot of Black entrepreneurs,” she said.

This month Fraser-Carter is celebrating Black Business Month.

“Black businesses are important because they build community,” she said. “When Black businesses…

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