HARRIS AND YELLEN MEET WITH BLACK SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: VP Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are meeting with members from Black Chambers of Commerce across the country to push their relief package and highlight its benefits for small businesses.
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During the pandemic, Black-owned businesses closed down at double the rate of other businesses, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. A Harris aide also told Axios that between November to December of 2020, roughly 82,000 Black women lost their job. As February is also Black History Month, Harris hopes to highlight the support these small businesses can get from Pres. Biden’s American Rescue Plan.
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