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Black small business owners unite for 2nd annual Black Entrepreneur State Fair in Minneapolis

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The event provides exposure for Black business owners, along with networking and economic growth opportunities.

MINNEAPOLIS — After a year met with a pandemic and civil unrest, many small businesses across Minneapolis were hit hard, especially those owned by people of color. 

According to a recent federal report on small businesses, Black business ownership fell more than 40% between February and April of last year. Making it the largest drop of any racial group.

That’s why local entrepreneurs like Destinee Shelby are making it possible for business owners to make up for lost time and revenue, through the 2nd annual Black Entrepreneur State Fair.

“Yeah its kind of a big deal now, we…

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