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Couple Opens First Black-Owned Gas Station in This Town; Local Residents Are Inspired
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Jonesboro, Georgia may be a small town, but they have a lot to celebrate. The town has welcomed its first ever Black-owned gas station owned by local entrepreneurs Colisha Hicks and her fiancé Fatz. Their Citgo gas station, located on Tara Boulevard, is the first Black-owned gas station not just in the city of Jonesboro… […]

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First woman to start a bank, a Black woman, gets a statue in the Confederacy’s capital
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Maggie L. Walker, the daughter of a former slave, is being memorialized with a statue in Richmond. She was the first country’s first woman to found a bank. She was a humanitarian, a teacher, an icon of her community in 1920s Richmond. Today Walker will get her own monument, a towering statue of her as […]

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Just 2.1% of American Businesses with at Least One Employee were Black-owned
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According to the US Census Bureau there are 5.4 million U.S. firms with paid employees. In the inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs only 108,473 of those firms were reported as Black or African-American-owned.

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Episode 25: The Black Plight & The Hopelessness Narrative (part 1 of 7)
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Source: https://www.spreaker.com/user/9854418/episode-25-the-black-plight-the-hopeless KDD welcomes Sade Renee as we discuss the plight of the black man & woman in America. We mention a video talking about the “Myth of Black Buying Power” and what actions need to be taken to take back our communities. kddradioshow.com The Myth of Black Buying Power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvMxVbsC9XA

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How a Nigerian Entrepreneur Built an African E-commerce Empire from His Bedroom
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Bottom line is that the list had become so long that I knew there was a strong demand, and when such demands are not met you have an amazing opportunity to do business. Mall for Africa is also a platform that empowers Africans. For example, we help schools with books, supplies, computers and educational material. […]

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The Myth of Black Buying Power
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Thanks to #BLM-Chicago for inviting this conversation, a closer look into the politics and propaganda of Black “buying power.”

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