According to the 2019 U.S. census, over 39% of U.S. citizens identify as nonwhite.

When it comes to businesses, though, a disproportionate discrepancy arises. Over 2 million black-owned businesses operate here, proving that Oprah Winfrey and Rihanna are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to companies owned by high-profile black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs. Millions of others are also breaking glass ceilings across niches and industries.