Six Interesting Facts About Black-Owned Businesses

5. What types of businesses do African Americans own?

Well, it varies, but most offer some type of service, opposed to selling products. For instance, nearly 38% of Black businesses are in health care and social assistance, repair and maintenance, and personal and laundry services. Other categories include advertising firms, auto dealerships, consulting services, restaurants, beauty care (barbershops/beauty salons), and more.

Black Women Are Taking Care of Business
Black women are staring businesses at a very high rate