4. Pandemic challenges for immigrant entrepreneurs

Illustration of hands holding up one hundred dollar bills and a protest sign in support of the AAPI community
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Buford Highway is a 10-mile stretch near Atlanta that's home to over 1,000 immigrant-owned small businesses. It's a constellation of home-away-from-homes, particularly for Asian and Latino communities.

  • Dan speaks with Lily Pabian, executive director of the We Love Buford Highway nonprofit, about how the pandemic, the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and the nearby spa murders impacted Buford Highway's small business community.
  • Plus, Dan is joined by Ryan Reese, a fishmonger at Pike Place Market in Seattle.
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