Christmas is just one day away, but the holiday season is far from over. If you’ve been desiring to support more Black-owned businesses this season, but you’re not sure where to begin, consider checking out the Seagrams Escapes Holiday Marketplace
Chasing his NHL dream, Jordan Subban found himself faced with a nightmare. Living dorm life in his second year as a pro at Utica, New York, and playing for the Vancouver Canucks’ affiliate team—the Comets—Subban and his teammate were robbed
Click here to view original web page at www.marketplace.org At the height of the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the killing of George Floyd in May of this year, there was a big push on social media for consumers
The Peoples Gas Holiday Market may have come to an early close this year because of COVID-19, but there are still other places to shop Downtown to support Pittsburgh-based designers and artists. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership opened for the holiday
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.
Meet Calvin and Ro’Shunda Russell, founders of Park Place Realty Group, LLC, a Black-owned real estate brokerage that is helping families qualify for homeownership. The self-taught duo, who launched the company earlier this year, was able to purchase their first
In 2019, a study looked at racial inequality in the art world. The numbers they calculated showed that in America, the art displayed in galleries and museums is primarily from white male artists. The study found that 85.4% of works
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.
Zerina Akers in a vintage Patrick Kelly dress. Earlier this year, shortly after the murder of George Floyd and the rise of the social justice movement in America, Zerina Akers launched an Instagram account called Black Owned Everything . The