In the light of events that have happened this year, there has been a much needed conversation about the resources and tools that Black creators are given to succeed. 2020 has arguably been taxing on most, but the laser focus mission to support Black businesses from all industries has given hope for a more forward thinking society.
American Express has chosen to use its platform in support of Black-owned small businesses. Launching today, the financial corporation is stepping into new media by launching its new vodcast “Built To Last” – a video and podcast combined hosted by New York Times best-selling author, journalist, producer and former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue Elaine Welteroth.
“This summer has been a difficult time for so many business owners,” she tells ESSENCE. “I think the one hopeful is there’s more interest now to support Black businesses, Black entrepreneurs, and Black creatives but I still think there is a disconnect for alot of folks’ in terms of discovery.”
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