Deferred dreams for black, brown business owners

Entrepreneurs wonder if their doors will ever open again

MIGUEL VARGAS runs the Bajucol Dance Studio in East Boston, a business out of step with the social distancing required to fend off COVID-19.  The two-year-old enterprise shut down in March. Vargas has tried hosting classes online, but few customers have signed up. His income has vanished, his rent is two months overdue, and his future prospects are iffy in the “new normal” Gov. Charlie Baker is talking about.  Vargas’ story is typical(...)

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