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This Black-owned, all-female business is beating the odds and thriving during the pandemic

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WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, small businesses have struggled to make ends meet -- particularly Black-owned businesses – but that’s not the case for the women who own Worthy Cakes, a bakery and supplies store in Winter Garden.

According to research from the University of California at Santa Cruz, 17% of white-owned businesses had already closed their doors for good by mid-April of last year, just weeks after the pandemic began.

In that same time frame, 41% of Black-owned businesses had gone under. Up until the beginning of last year, business had been booming for Worthy Cakes, which was located in Ocoee at the time.

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