How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:Sign up for our daily newsletters. To support our non-profit public service journalism:Donate Now. In the 1940s, Nick Gabaldón, an athletic, handsome student at Santa Monica High School,

Entrepreneurs and corporate leaders unite in support of Black-owned businesses

When Jasper Kuria considers strategies for addressing racial inequity and social injustice in the U.S., he puts support of Black entrepreneurs at the top of the list. “It’s really about wealth inequality and opportunities for the Black community,” said Kuria.

Comcast RISE Awards More Than 20 Black-Owned Small Businesses in South Florida

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Two dozen Black-owned small businesses in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties have been selected among the first round of Comcast RISE award recipients. Comcast RISE will help thousands of small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic over the

Black Restaurant Week kicks off in Philly

According to a release, Black Restaurant Week LLC is the organization responsible for celebrating the flavors of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine with a series of regional cultural events. Their mission is to feed and fuel the cultural famine

Voya Launches New Program to Boost Retirement Savings for Minority-Owned Businesses

WINDSOR, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today a first-of-its-kind program to support greater retirement planning opportunities for minority, women, veteran, disability, and LGBTQ-owned businesses — along with nonprofit organizations that serve them. The Just Right Advantage™ Program is

Give Black KC aims to raise money for Black businesses, community

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new fundraising effort this week will benefit Kansas City’s Black community. Give Black KC is a one-day campaign to support businesses, neighborhoods and job training in the urban core. Give Black KC is a coalition

Fintech Equality Coalition Engages Black Fintech CEOs

Frequently, questions about diversity in fintech center on gender diversity, and that gender diversity means “white women.” When any organization is predominantly white, it tends to focus on attracting customers who look like its employees and leadership—white ones, though that’s

The debt US companies owe Black Americans

In the weeks following George Floyd’s killing, as protests against racism swept the US, it felt as if the whole of corporate America had suddenly decided to advertise its anti-racist soul. Banks, food chains, insurance companies, retailers—they filled up inboxes,

Hello Alice And The NAACP Announce A Long-Term Partnership To Deploy Over Four Million Dollars In Grants And Resources Through The Black-Owned Business Center

Small business owners are invited to apply for grants ranging from $10k to $25k to support business growth HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As part of a continued commitment to uplift New Majority-owned small businesses across the United States,

19 Gifts for Kids From Black-Owned Businesses

Our growing list of Black-owned businesses covers lots of things for adults, from housewares to clothing to beauty. But if you’re looking to shop Black-owned for the little ones in your life, we’ve got you covered too. Whether you’re looking

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