Pandemic Hits Black-Owned Businesses; Fact Checking George Floyd Death Rumors

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According to new research, the COVID-19 shutdown has disproportionately impacted black-owned businesses. We talk with Ron Busby, president of U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Also, the police killing of George Floyd sparked hundreds of rumors and conspiracy theories, many circulated over social media. We speak with editor Bond Huberman about the various myths she and her colleagues have been dispelling. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's June 17, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on June 17, 2020.


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