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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 Tw...

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

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.08.2015 | 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 D...

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...

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...