Beyond a monument: Creating change for local Black communities

On March 23, the Vance Monument on Pack Square, dedicated

Route 66 and ‘Green Book’ sites receive restoration grants

A family-owned gas station on historic Route 66 and a

Black Investment Fund offering business grants

Jul. 17—ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The city of Albuquerque’s $1 million program aimed at helping the local Black community is open for applications — at least through Monday. Administrators are using a portion of the city-supported Black Investment Fund for grants

Instagram Just Made it Easier for Users to Locate U.S. Black-Owned Businesses

Let’s face it, the way most people find new brands to buy from has changed significantly. Social media offers a fresh supply of potential customers within a sea of hashtags, retweets, tags, or shared stories. Instagram paid close attention to

Meet The Medical Pioneer Who Founded America’s First Black-Owned Hospital

On the morning of July 10th, 1893, Daniel Hale Williams had a difficult decision to make. James Cornish, a 24-year-old Black man who had been stabbed in a street brawl the night before, was struggling to breathe and deteriorating fast.

Overcoming challenges: Philadelphia’s Black-owned hair salons, barbershops show there’s power in numbers

In last week’s cover story, the Philadelphia Business Journal explored

Amazon’s $150 Million Commitment to Black-Owned Businesses

Small business owners across the U.S. are trying to recover from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the number of those negatively impacted is disproportionately higher among Black-owned businesses. Black Americans own only 6% of the retail businesses,

Sean Combs Teams With Salesforce to Launch Digital Marketplace for Black-Owned Businesses

Sean “Diddy” Combs has teamed up with Salesforce to launch Shop Circulate, a curated digital marketplace that allows consumers to discover and buy products created and sold by Black entrepreneurs. The new platform, announced on the 100th anniversary of the