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Durham Aims to Preserve The Black Wall Street Legacy With an Ownership Program

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Durham, N.C., was once known nationally for its “Black Wall Street,” a cluster of flourishing Black owned financial institutions and businesses that sprang up around Parrish Street during the Jim Crow era, including some iconic insurance and finance firms such as Mechanics and Farmers Bank and North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. With 1960s urban…

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Economic Activism: The Most Viable Long Term Strategy [Part1]

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To state the painfully obvious, innocent Black people are being murdered by police on a consistent basis. The Prison Industrial Complex continues to close in on us. Our school systems are deplorable.  Many of us don’t have access to healthy food options. Our neighborhoods are being gentrified. And no one is being held accountable. In response,…

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Black Owned Businesses in the Diaspora: Buying Black Across The Globe

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For the past few years, there has been a battle cry in our community to spend our dollars with Black owned businesses, as opposed to the usual suspects. Well this year, we’re inviting you to take Black Friday a step further.  We created a list of Black owned businesses from various parts of the African…

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6 Websites that will help you “Buy Black” this Holiday Shopping Season…and After

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It’s that time of year again! The time when major retailers salivate as Black folk generously pump a quazillion bucks into the U.S. economy. Prepare to be bombarded with Black Friday and Holiday Season deals that are “once in a lifetime” and won’t EVER be available again….until the same time next year. Unless you have been…

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