Supporting Black Women Entrepreneurs

Social media is inundated with opportunities to #BuyBlack and tap into the $1 TRILLION of buying power we have as a community. But how many of us are actually taking advantage of these resources? And, quite literally, willing to put our money where our mouths are? Author Maggie Anderson did just that – and more. Not only did she and her family commit to supporting Black-owned businesses for a full-year but she specifically focused on Black women-owned businesses for the holidays and beyond. A Kellogg study based on the “Empowerment Experiment” found that even a “small increase in support of African American owned businesses could yield one million new jobs in the United States, primarily in the Black community.” Read more about her experience and learn how these strategies can recreate Black Wall Street in 2016, 2017 and beyond. [Read here]


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