Obama Themed Merchandise From Black Owned Brands

Photo Credit: WikiImages On November 4, 2008 Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States (POTUS), and he was the first African American to hold this office.  The Obama/Biden ticket won the popular vote by more than 9 million, and had well above the 270 electoral votes needed to win.  President Obama’s…Read more »

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What will the black owned challenge mean for you in 2018?

 henri meilhac Several individuals and organizations have put forth a black owned challenge.  The challenge is to increase our support of black owned businesses.  Maggie Anderson through an “Empowerment Experiment” has chronicled how increasing patronage of black owned businesses promotes jobs and additional benefits for the African American community.   Black Lives Matter, The Official Black…Read more »

What if we all increased our spending at black owned businesses?

Photo “Together” by Elizabeth Lloyd African Americans have over one trillion dollars (1,000,000,000,000) in buying power. Put another way, African Americans spend upwards of 1000 billion dollars each year. What if every single person spent a sizable portion of their buying power at black owned businesses? Consider the following.    Black employers hire blacks at…Read more »