August is National Black Business Month, and a time to recognize the Black-owned businesses across the country. Black business owners account for about 10 percent of U.S. businesses and about 30 percent of all minority-owned businesses. According to theU.S. Census Bureau, that amounts to approximately two million companies owned by African Americans. Nearly 40 percent of black-owned businesses are in health care and social assistance, repair and maintenance, and personal and laundry services. Other categories include advertising firms and auto dealerships. For more information about Black Business Month, go to https://www.thereisadayforthat.com/holidays/usa/black-business-month.