The Need for Increasing Black Entrepreneurship as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Robert Singh Morgan State University
Keywords: black entrepreneurship, economic disparity, social justice


COVID-19 and recent high-profile police killings are putting focus on the inequities and societal hurdles facing blacks in the U.S.  There is no quick fix or singular solution; however, increasing black entrepreneurship may be a key piece of the solution. The reasons for, and potential benefits of, new public policies and private investment to spur black entrepreneurship are discussed.