“I was outside saying, ‘Please, I don’t have insurance!’” said Hussein Aloshani, an immigrant from Iraq, waving his arms in frustration as he recounted the scene Friday night outside the deli his family owns.
“I can make some money again,” said Kester Wubben, whose business may not survive damage it suffered over the weekend of unrest. "But you can’t start George Floyd’s life back over. It’s ended.” My story about business owners reacting the demonstrations.
I can't stop thinking about this. Compelling piece by on the devastation felt by small & minority-owned businesses already struggling to keep afloat during this pandemic ‘Please, I Don’t Have Insurance’: Businesses Plead With Protesters
“It hurt. It seriously hurt,” Mr. Shelby said of Mr. Floyd’s death. “But as a black man, and this is a black-owned business, it’s just sad. It really leaves a bad taste in our mouths, to be honest.” Businesses Plead With Protesters
“I was outside saying, ‘Please, I don’t have insurance!’” said Hussein Aloshani, an immigrant from Iraq, waving his arms in frustration as he recounted the scene Friday night outside the deli his family owns.
‘Please, I Don’t Have Insurance’: Businesses Plead With Protesters
“I was outside saying, ‘Please, I don’t have insurance!’” said Hussein Aloshani, an immigrant from Iraq, waving his arms in frustration as he recounted the scene Friday night outside the deli his family owns.
“Honestly, I was in disbelief,” said Derrick Hayes, owner of Big Dave's Cheesesteaks. “If we’re all in this together, let’s show that we’re all in this together.”