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6 Black Owned Banks in the UK

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Several members of the Shoppe Black community in London and surrounding areas have reached out to us asking if we know of any Black Owned banks in the UK. The short answer: Of course we do! The long answer: The full effect of July’s Brexit decision is yet to be seen. Financial experts are watching…

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4 Smart & Easy Ways to Begin your Shoppe Black Journey!

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One of the many thought provoking songs on Stevie Wonder’s 1976 double album Songs in the Key of Life is “Black Man”. The first line is “First man to die for the flag we now hold high (Crispus Attucks) was a Black man.” The lyrics go on to tell of the many unnoticed or underappreciated…

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22 Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses (Pt2)

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We’re extremely proud and excited to present our second list of Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses! Be amazed. Be inspired. Support them.  Also be sure to check out our first list here! Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses ANU is a Toronto-based producer of premium Shea butter products focused on naturally nourishing your skin. Founder: Kedar Waterman…

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27 Black Owned Businesses in the UK

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Our second list of Black owned businesses in the UK is here by popular demand! If you haven’t seen the first list, check it out. Otherwise, enjoy and support these amazing Black owned businesses in the UK! Black Owned Businesses in the UK My Duvets offers customised bed linen and pillow cases. Their design studio…

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23 African Startups to Keep an Eye On

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African startups are are taking the continent by storm. This new generation of entrepreneurs is not satisfied with sitting back and hoping someone will give them a job or create the goods or services they want and need. They are doing it themselves and the world is taking notice. Last year, African tech startups received…

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DISTINKT: South Africa’s First Black Owned Premium Vodka Brand

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South Africa’s vodka consumption is projected to increase by 20 percent this year. Distinkt Premium Vodka, a Black owned vodka brand is poised to take advantage of this growth. Distinkt was created by four entrepreneurs from Kagiso, a township west of Johannesburg. They are led by Sibusiso Sibisi, a chemist and distiller who is in…

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Annie Turnbo Malone: One of the First Black Women Millionaires in the U.S.

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If you haven’t heard of Annie Turnbo Malone before today, you aren’t alone. When we found out about her, we were amazed that despite her amazing achievements, she isn’t a household name. So, who is Annie Malone? Annie Turnbo Malone Annie Turnbo Malone (August 9, 1869—May 10, 1957) is recorded as one of the U.S.’s first…

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23 SpelHouse (Spelman & Morehouse) Alumni Owned Businesses

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We’re back showing more HBCU entrepreneur love! This time to our brothers and sisters at SpelHouse aka Spelman College and Morehouse College. Check out a few of the business owners that these esteemed institutions have produced. Spelhouse Alumni Owned Businesses DCity Smokehouse is THE barbecue establishment of Washington, DC. The Washington post dubbed it “the…

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Meet the Youngest Beauty Supply Store Owners in California

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According to the Beauty Supply Institute, the beauty supply industry generates about $15 billion per year. Although 96% of the customers are Black, less than  3% of ownership within the industry is Black. Breaking into the beauty supply industry is no small accomplishment. That’s why we were thrilled to discover that Kayla Davis, 19, and Keonna…

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Move Over Instacart, OjaExpress Offers African and Caribbean Grocery Delivery

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My friend, Chaz Olajide, recently connected me to OjaExpress, a startup providing grocery delivery services focusing on African and Caribbean products. Since Tony and I have become quite addicted to Instacart, because of its Whole Foods delivery service, this of course seemed like the perfect idea! We sat down with Boyede Sobitan, CEO and Co-Founder of the Chicago-based OjaExpress.…

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