Whether you're a foodie, a soul food connoisseur or you've always wanted to try a Black-owned restaurant, we've got you covered! Rather than reinvent the wheel, we're promoting one the best apps out there right now, if you're looking to find and support Black-owned restaurants no matter where you live! And, with the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, Black restaurants need your support more than ever! Check out and download: Eat Okra App
They say, "If you build it, they will come." We say, "If you build Black, we all can thrive." All across the country, there are Black-owned construction firms and developers that are building America just like our Black ancestors did. But today, we're building America and doing everything we can to make sure that we're also building economic empowerment and generational wealth. Here's a comprehensive list of certified minority suppliers in the nation that, together, are making an impact of over $400 Billion and 2.2 Million jobs created and retained in the US economy:
Whether it's a girls trip, fellas getaway or a self care excursion, there are some amazing Black-owned travel sites, travel groups and Black-owned hotels that you can fully enjoy on your journeys. We'll continuously update this section but, for now, here are a couple of great websites to check out and show support for all your traveling needs:
No matter what professional services are out there, you can find talented, highly skilled Black professionals that can and will get the job done! We plan to highlight those professionals, elevate their companies and engage their services. We encourage you to do the same! Every month, we'll highlight some great professionals across America through The Black Directory. And, if you know some that we should include, please make sure to email us and let us know!
With so many amazing Black-owned companies across America, there has never been a better time to "Buy Black". Whether it's candles and skin care products or food products and clothing, Black-owned products are growing every day! We'll highlight some of them here each month. And, if you'd like us to list your company and products, send us an email to be listed in our upcoming, The Black Directory. Here are some great Black-owned food brands to try: Black Owned Food Brands
The racial wealth gap is real. The best way to begin bridging the gap? Invest in the stock market, startups and real estate. And, always stay focused on stacking your paper and getting your coins. Thankfully, there are some amazing Black-owned banks, credit unions and financial services institutions to choose from in the country. We'll keep you updated on the ever growing list. For now, here are just a few including OneUnited Bank the nation's largest Black owned and FDIC insured bank as well as this list of:
Apply for grants and pro bono legal services!
Or, volunteer your time & professional skills to a business!