Yelp announced on Tuesday that it will deposit just under 2% of its cash reserves, or $10 million, into financial institutions that support Black and underserved communities in the U.S. The $10 million will be divvied up among three banks.
WESTCHESTER, N.Y. – At the start of 2020, Vivian C. Mackenzie had big plans for her small business. Mackenzie, the owner of Kathleen’s Tea Room in Peekskill, New York – known for its afternoon tea service featuring scones and finger
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.
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
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
[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
Biden has received decent reviews so far for assembling an economic team that includes Black voices. If confirmed, Cecilia Rouse would be the first Black woman to head the Council of Economic Advisers and Wally Adeyemo, tapped to be the
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
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
COVID-19 has had a major impact on U.S. small businesses, especially “Main Street” establishments such as restaurants and retail stores. Black and Hispanic business owners have struggled the most. A recent study by the Bureau of Economic Research documents a