Black barbershops are community landmarks, the settings where people gather to discuss everything from politics to love matters and that is another reason why the pandemic’s closures greatly impacted Black communities. This shop used its front window to declare its support for the movement and the shop’s ownership. Blacks are almost twice as likely as Whites to try starting a business. But Black‐owned businesses are often less successful than White‐owned businesses, partly due to lack of prior work experience in a family business among Black business owners and stronger and discriminatory barriers to entry.