Despite fewer support networks, less access to resources, and an unrelenting global pandemic, many Black-owned businesses have achieved an astonishing feat since 2020. They continue to rise and flourish even in a struggling economy. According to NBC News, American Black business owners increased by a staggering 38 percent from February 2020 to August 2021. Black entrepreneurship is booming across all industries and these enterprising business owners are smashing barriers, celebrating diversity, and representing the next generation of Black-owned businesses. Among the entrepreneurs cited by Forbes is Dr. Kyle Flanigan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin client and TechVentures graduate, US Specialty Formulations.