• Rebound Sep 17

    Rebound Season 4, Episode 6: Making Space for Color in a Changing Neighborhood

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • Rebound Sep 16

    Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe Races to Keep Up With Surging Demand

    When gyms closed, Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe owner Henry Sam saw a “bike boom.” People around the country were dusting off their bicycles and bringing them in for repairs as they prepared to ride again. But as demand continues to rise, the mental and physical stress of running a small business during a pandemic has started taking a toll on...

  • Rebound Sep 15

    How a Dallas Juice Bar Makes Space for Local Innovation Amid Gentrification

    “Those are the people who need the support, who need more resources so that they can get their innovation out and active in transforming their community,” said Tisha Crear, owner of Recipe Oak Cliff.

  • Rebound Sep 15

    Making Space for Color in a Changing Neighborhood

    As gentrification threatens to whitewash her neighborhood, owner of health food eatery Recipe Oak Cliff Tisha Crear is finding ways to revitalize parts of historically Black Dallas by cultivating health and community.

  • Rebound Sep 14

    Rebound Season 3: Small Business Roundtable

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • Rebound Sep 13

    Rebound Season 4, Episode 3: Riding Out the Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • Rebound Sep 13

    Game, Set, Stop: How COVID-19 Brought a Boston Tennis Camp to a Screeching Halt

    Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center made it through nearly a whole summer of children’s programs when a staff member’s positive coronavirus test brought everything to a standstill.

  • Rebound Sep 10

    Rebound Season 4, Episode 2: Bringing Fresh Juice to a Dallas Food Desert

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • Rebound Sep 10

    How Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe Shifted Into High Gear Despite Pandemic Challenges

    Henry Sam, owner of Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe, admits the timing of the COVID-19 pandemic was not at all ideal for his business. “When I took over Kayuh, I was 20 at the time,” Sam said. “To be completely honest, I wasn’t super sure what I was doing. So when the pandemic hit in March 2020, just a few months into my ownership,...

  • Rebound Sep 10

    Philly Bicycle and Coffee Shop Tries to Ride Out the Pandemic

    Nothing could have prepared Henry Sam for the pandemic hitting only a few months after becoming the owner of Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe.

  • Rebound Sep 10

    Rebound Season 4, Episode 1: Boston Tennis Club Bounces Back as Pandemic Serves New Challenges

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • Rebound Sep 9

    Vegan Juice Bar Brings Fresh Options to Dallas Food Desert

    When entrepreneur Tisha Crear first purchased the land for her vegan juice bar in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, people routinely asked her who would come there to buy fresh juice.

  • Rebound Sep 9

    Vegan Juice Bar Serves Fresh Options To Dallas Food Desert

    A vegan restaurant in Dallas, Texas, saw a jump in sales during the pandemic, as people sought out healthy and affordable meals at Recipe Oak Cliff.

  • Rebound Sep 7

    Boston Tennis Club Volleys Back After Pandemic

    The coronavirus continues to hit businesses hard with unforeseen challenges, new variants and seemingly endless controversies around vaccines and safety. Yet, in the game of tennis, every hit is an opportunity to volley back and keep the game going. The Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center in Dorchester, Massachusetts, had to make major changes to both their tennis and academic...

  • Rebound Sep 3

    Boston Tennis Club Bounces Back as Pandemic Serves New Challenges

    The Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center in Dorchester, Mass., fought to keep the game going for both their tennis and education programs once the pandemic hit. But as they found ways to keep kids on the courts and in their classrooms, the delta variant began to hit a little too close to home.

  • Rebound Sep 7

    Rebound Season 3, Episode 12: Passing on a Legacy & the Future of Kazmaleje

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s making handcrafted jewelry, comfort treats, or special combs, each business has a unique and refreshing story to tell....

  • Rebound Jun 17

    Rebound Season 3: Small Business Roundtable

    In season three of NBC’s Rebound, we gave three business owners cameras to document their journey as small Black-owned businesses in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The owners of Chicago’s Lingua Nigra jewelry company, Miami’s hair care brand Kazmaleje and DC’s Goodies Frozen Custard and Treats joined NBCLX storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo to talk about the importance of supporting Black...

  • Rebound Sep 7

    Rebound Season 3, Episode 11: Charting New Territory in a Historic Ice House

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s making handcrafted jewelry, comfort treats, or special combs, each business has a unique and refreshing story to tell....

  • Rebound Jun 11

    Wrapping It Up: Passing on a Legacy & the Future of Kazmaleje

    Hair discrimination has existed for centuries, but recent legislation, like the 2019 CROWN Act, seeks to change that. LaToya Stirrup, co-founder of Kazmaleje, talks about how Kazmaleje is working to pass on a legacy aimed at supporting and empowering men, women and kids alike, no matter what type of hair they choose to rock.

  • Rebound Jun 9

    Goodies Frozen Custard Open for Business at Alexandria Storefront

    Wearing rain jackets and carrying umbrellas, a steady stream of people lined up to get a frozen custard treat from Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats storefront in Alexandria on opening weekend. Goodies’ “almost semi-grand opening” on Memorial Day weekend didn’t have summery weather that screams for frozen treats, but the community flocked to support the new storefront located inside...

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