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Local Black-owned enterprises see outpouring of support in aftermath of protests

“The outpouring of love has been tremendous," says Vida Ali of Ben's Chili Bowl......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2020

"We must do better:" Local leader in energy and utilities says inclusivity and respect are core values

As protests and demonstrations took place in Orlando and cities across the country in the aftermath of continued deaths of black men at the hands of a white policeman, Orlando Business Journal asked black business leaders for their thoughts on what we .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2020

Apple, YouTube unveil $100 million funds to support black causes amid U.S. protests

Apple Inc said on Thursday it will increase spending with black-owned suppliers as part of a $100 million racial equity and justice initiative, while Google-owned YouTube said it will spend $100 million to fund black artists......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

PayPal pledges over $500 million to support minority-owned U.S. businesses

PayPal Holdings Inc said on Thursday it was pledging $530 million to support black and minority-owned businesses in the United States and foster diversity, amid worldwide protests over racial injustice......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

"Call them out": Local young black business owner reacts to protests, systemic racism and more

Earlier this week as protests and demonstrations took place in Orlando and cities across the country in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white policeman, Orlando Business Journal asked black business leaders for their though.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

Eaze Launches Program To Support Black And POC-Owned Cannabis Brands

California cannabis.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 2nd, 2020

Black business owners want your support, not your "charity"

“It’s like a two-fold thing: We appreciate it, but for some people, we’re charity.... So when people say they’re supporting a Black-owned business ... we ask, ‘Is that going to be consistent?’ I want you to support us because we have amazing products.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020

Urban One hopes to reverse its Covid-19 pain amid calls for racial justice, support for Black-owned businesses

The company has gotten a lot of interest from corporations since calls for racial justice swept the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020

Facebook puts up $40 million to support Black-owned small businesses: Here"s how to apply

Social media giant Facebook plans to allocate $100 million for Black-owned businesses. A large portion of those funds, $40 million, will go toward small businesses, the California-based company announced Wednesday. Beginning Aug. 19, any majority Bla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2020

DoorDash Wins NBA Partnership Deal, Pledges Support For Black-Owned Restaurants

Food delivery company DoorDash and the National Basketball Association jointly announced Monday a new multi-year marketing partnership. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 18th, 2020

Why Village Market ATL wants you to spend $31 per week on Black-owned business

“The best way for us to deal with [closures] is to aggressively support Black and Brown businesses. That’s buying and buying again.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2020

Grizzlies player Ja Morant reps Chef Tam"s Underground Cafe for DoorDash

Ja Morant, the superstar rookie of the Memphis Grizzlies, joins a DoorDash promotion to rep a local Black-owned restaurant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2020

76ers owners commit $20M to support Black-owned businesses, anti-racism initiatives

The initiatives will support Black-owned businesses and Black communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2020

Fashion Entrepreneur Aurora James: ‘We Need to Support Black-Owned Businesses. Period.’

James discusses the importance of the "15 Percent.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 11th, 2020

Google, WeWork to collaborate with Atlanta Black-owned startups

Two major companies in the tech and startup space have announced collaborations and support of Black-owned startups in Atlanta. Google announced an Atlanta startup is one of 12 businesses out of hundreds of applicants to join the company’s n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2020

Black Restaurant Week highlights KC"s minority-owned restaurants

Local Black-owned restaurants are being put in the spotlight, thanks to Black Restaurant Week LLC. The organization, which hosts multicity culinary experiences, is hosting its first Midwest Black Restaurant Week. One of the cities on the tour is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

Support for Black-owned businesses skyrocketed to historic levels in the last 2 months, according to a new Yelp report

Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images Interest in supporting Black-owned businesses has skyrocketed to historical levels, according to a Wednesday Yelp report. Search activity for Black-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2020

More than 100 artists are painting Black Lives Matter murals on boarded-up windows in Fort Wayne, Indiana

  After George Floyd's death, protests broke out in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and some downtown shops were damaged. Thermopolis Smith III, an artist who goes by "Phresh Laundry," was one of 100 local artists chosen to paint Black Lives Matter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2020

Social-media groundswell sparks plans for Black-owned bookstore

When Dionne Sims discovered there were no Black-owned bookstores operating in Minnesota, she tweeted that it was her new dream to start her own. The June 15 tweet immediately garnered immense support, so much in fact, that Sims has begun working.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

"Animal Crossing" users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs, and organizing virtual protests

Courtesy of Jennifer Stavros As protests have organized across the US and around the world against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, video game users are also uniting for the cause. In "Animal Cross.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2020

Family-Owned Business Awards: Local family continues to build legacy in business support

DOCUmation continues to provide IT services with a focus of service that was passed down from the founder and grandfather of the now leaders of the company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2020