7 black-owned businesses to support online right now

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If you want to be more intentional about where you spend your money, here are some places to start. Over the past few days, people have taken to the streets to protest the systemic racism that persists in the United States. Even if you can’t join the frontlines, there are many ways you can help. One, in particular, is by spending money at black-owned businesses, as data journalist Mona Chalabi pointed out on Instagram . Read Full Story

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11 Black-owned businesses to buy from this Black Friday

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Give the gift of great design with these standout products from Black entrepreneurs. The weekend after Thanksgiving is the busiest shopping period of the year; for many brands, Black Friday is when they make their biggest margins. But it also tends to be a time when consumers load up impulse purchases without giving much thought to where they’re spending their money and who they’re supporting. Read Full Story

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Killer Mike’s new digital bank aims to build wealth in Black and Latinx communities

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Named after the historic neighborhood in Tulsa that was once dubbed Black Wall Street, Greenwood’s mission is to provide equitable financial services. Rapper Michael “Killer Mike” Render has long been an advocate for supporting Black-owned businesses and circulating money within Black-owned banks. Back in 2016, he spearheaded a call to action for financial empowerment that led to other influential rappers moving their money to Black-owned banks, with everyday citizens following suit in droves . Read Full Story

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This is how companies can meaningfully support Black-owned businesses

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Five easy ways companies can drive significant change to boost Black-owned businesses all year long. 2020 was one of those years that will “live in infamy” as President Franklin D. Roosevelt put it. And, with the first weeks of 2021 giving its predecessor a run for its money, there has been little time to come up for air, pause, reflect, and respond to any of the events we have endured. Read Full Story

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How to find and support Black-owned businesses, wherever you are

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These 10 apps and directories help you find Black-owned businesses to support in your community. There are a myriad of vital ways that you can get involved with the Black Lives Matter movement—even if you can’t join a protest. As Fast Company reported , you can read and watch anti-racist books and documentaries, donate to well-regarded nonprofits ( here’s a list !), and vote (find your next local and state election date here ). Another option that can help locally is to buy from Black-owned businesses. We’ve compiled a collection of apps, marketplaces, and directories to help you find businesses to support, no matter what you’re shopping for. It’s by no means a comprehensive list, but these directories are constantly being added to. Read Full Story

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