Good eats in times of social distancing.
On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper ordered the state’s restaurants and bars to discontinue dine-in services to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It followed previous executive orders meant to limit gatherings that crowded people within six feet of each other.
No doubt that the restrictions will be a hard hit to businesses, particularly small businesses — and even more, Black businesses.
“This is added economic stress for businesses that were already on a path that was fragile,” said Cathay Dawkins, founder of Black Business Owners of Charlotte. “It’s vital that the community understands what we’re facing and that we put as many resources as we can into Black businesses. We’re concerned that even more doors may close.”
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