Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $75,000 to support the program alongside Campbell, who will be donating $125,000 This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, hosts Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor talk BLACK business. With a new presidency promising a lot
The year 2020 has been an especially trying one for many Black business leaders. The economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus has disproportionately hurt minority-owned small businesses, according to an August report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife.
COVID-19 has proven to be an equal opportunity menace, killing people of all races and ethnicities. Government shutdowns put in place to slow its spread have hurt small businesses in every corner of America, but in Oregon, the state legislature
In a show of support, many customers want to “buy black” this holiday season. The growing interest comes amid ongoing protests against racial injustice, and at a time when Black-owned businesses have been disproportionately harmed by the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
2020 has been a year that has brought many lessons, with one of the most important being the value small businesses bring to our local communities. Small businesses everywhere, especially here in Orlando, have been impacted by the pandemic, but
According to Spencer kweli means “truth” in Swahili, and is an appropriate name since the platform strives to provide an accurate portrayal of the global Black community and its experiences—a departure from stereotypes and what is often depicted in the
Stephanie Jones is CEO, National Blacks in Travel and Tourism Collaborative. As it appears that we will usher in a new era under a new administration in January, I am hopeful that more will be done by the incoming administration
After announcing the #BuyBlack Friday campaign in the US earlier this month, Facebook is now promoting a #BuyBlack Friday Gift Guide. Black-owned businesses have been closing at twice the rate of other small businesses in the United States, making them
Facing pressure and anger, Emory student government agrees to purchase 400 copies of anti-racism book
The Student Government Association at Emory University has approved a measure to purchase up to 400 copies of an anti-racism book from a Black-owned bookstore in Atlanta after facing pressure and backlash for stalling the decision. The bill, an edited
Because Advancing Black Entrepreneurs by Chase for Business enables Black business owners to address immediate financial needs and build resiliency. It’s no overstatement that Black-owned U.S. businesses are in a state of crisis due to the economic fallout from the