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Looking for a Black-Owned Business to Support? The Official Black Wall Street App Has You Covered
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Finding Black-owned businesses to patronize this holiday season just became that much easier, thanks to a new mobile app. Digital platform Official Black Wall Street, founded by entrepreneur Mandy Bowman back in 2015, launched its highly-anticipated app earlier this month, providing consumers with the largest global directory of black-owned businesses right at their fingertips. The […]

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Black Business Matter: Historic Washington Neighborhood Anacostia Getting its First (Black) Bookstore in Two Decades 
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(Photo by Rob Jinks) Mahogany Books, owned by husband and wife team, Derrick and Ramunda Young The historic Anacostia neighborhood of Southeast Washington, D.C., has a lot of stories to tell. Within this predominantly Black community lying east of the Anacostia River, there are foundational stories of how the region was originally inhabited and named […]

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Black Businessman Uses $52 Million Lottery Winnings to Revive Historic African-American Community
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After hitting a $52 million jackpot in 2010, a South Florida businessman used his winnings to start his very own real estate company. Now he’s looking to invest that money back into a downtown Ft. Lauderdale community once known for its thriving Black business district. Entrepreneur Miguel Pilgram of The Pilgram Group says he is […]

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