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Innovative Google Chrome Extension Makes It Easy To Find Black Businesses

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices

A growing number of people, celebrities included, have publicly expressed their support of black-owned businesses. But, at times, it can be difficult ...

8,000 People Open Accounts At Black-Owned Bank In Atlanta

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.18.2016 | Black Voices

In the weeks following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, more and more influencers, like Solange and Killer Mike, have started to #Ba...

Don't Wait Until the Holiday Season To Support Black Businesses

Erika Hardison | Posted 03.08.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Black History Month may be over but don't let that deter you from supporting black businesses.

Chicago Launches Its First Ever Black Restaurant Week

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices

Logo #done! Thank you so very much, @pscott87_designs! Stay tuned for additional updates! Chicago Black Restaurant Week coming #SOON! #ChicagoBRW #Chi...

45 Black-Owned Etsy Stores Everyone Should Support

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.02.2015 | Black Voices

The holiday season is here and what better place to shop for unique gifts for your family and friends than a black-owned business. The best part is th...

Lupe Fiasco Supports Businesses In Underserved Areas With Nonprofit

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.15.2015 | Black Voices

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco is helping out inner city businesses in underserved communities with his new nonprofit. On Monday, Fiasco announced via Twi...

You May Not Know These Black Millennials, But They're Helping Detroit Make Its Comeback

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

Stories of Detroit's revival have continually left out the black residents working to improve the city they've called home for decades. Young black De...

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help others find employment. Two...

Black-Owned Food Trucks Give New Meaning to Meals on Wheels

The Root | Yesha Callahan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Once a month from April through October, in a vacant Washington, D.C., lot near the famed Nationals Park, about 20 food trucks convene for an evening ...

Supporting Black Businesses

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.17.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

As we rapidly become a minority-majority nation, it's increasingly clear that businesses that fail to make diversity a major priority not only risk damage to their public image -- they also risk damaging the country's economic future.

How Spending At Black-Owned Businesses Can Help Reduce Black Unemployment

Daryl Williams | Posted 05.07.2012 | Small Business
Daryl Williams

There is $850 billion moving through black consumers' hands each year, with 90 percent of that amount going to businesses owned and controlled by non-black businesses, according to James Clingman Jr. That is a vast amount of revenue that never makes its way to the African American community.

35 Black-Owned Etsy Stores for Black Friday

Posted 11.25.2011 | Black Voices

With Black Friday right around the corner, we're all looking for great gifts for our loved ones. If you're also looking to spend your hard-earned dol...