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
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.
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.
Cartoon Network Studios is partnering with animation house Black Women Animate to establish the Black in Animation Awards Show. The online event will be held Sunday and aims to recognize Black creatives who have left a tremendous mark and continue
[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
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
Tennessee-based vegan bakery The Pink Bakery recently received a $10,000 grant from music icon Beyoncé. The grant came from the Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund, created earlier this year by Beyoncé’s nonprofit BeyGood in partnership with the National Association for