Route 66 and ‘Green Book’ sites receive restoration grants

A family-owned gas station on historic Route 66 and a hotel listed in the Green Book are among 40 sites sharing more than $3 million in grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation through its African American Cultural Heritage

Steven S. Rogers to Moderate at Small Business Summit Hosted By BLACK ENTERPRISE

With just one day away, former Harvard Business School professor Steven S. Rogers will moderate at the Small Business Summit hosted by BLACK ENTERPRISE. The complimentary event takes place on May 6, is virtual, and kicks off at noon EST

After 2020, Black-owned businesses find themselves in new landscape

Before the pandemic, Black-owned businesses faced distinct and lingering obstacles. Access to capital, insurance availability, bidding on contracts can be challenges to entrepreneurs of all races — but in the struggle to build an enduring legacy, those challenges can be

This Real Estate Investor Launched Chicago’s First Black-Owned Bank, Binga State Bank

Real estate investor Jesse Binga became one of the wealthiest Black men in Chicago in the early 1900s. The Detroit native arrived in Chicago with $10 in his pockets. A few years later, he created a successful real estate empire

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,

Cynthia Bailey Is Open To Joining RHOB “If It Were The Right Time And Situation”

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

Community support, Black Lives Matter movement have helped local Black-owned businesses

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

Biden economic team faces challenge in delivering help to Black communities

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

Arizona’s only Black-owned brewery launches this week. Say hello to Kitsune Brewing

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article omitted that Beast Brewing Company in Bisbee was also a Black-owned brewery. Home brewer Tyler Smith first connected with north Phoenix’s Simple Machine Brewing Company in June. He was hoping to

Stephanie Jones: New administration must do more for Black businesses

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

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