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Washington D.C. ranks atop a newly released National Urban League Policy Institute study that lists the top metropolitan areas for Black-owned businesses.

Los Angeles and Chicago came in at number two and three respectively when it comes to cities best suited for Black business.

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“We found that cities with strong diversity supplier policies and which allow easy access to business-to-business and government contracts were the best environments for black-owned businesses,” Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, said in a prepared statement.

Read more at the Root.