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7 Black-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Should Know About

7 Black-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Should Know About With protests around the world in support of Black Lives Matter, people are finally taking a hard look at the daily inequalities Black people face. Though we see the most serious and often deadly disparities played out in the news, there’s no part of our lives that remains unaffected. Did you know that even though Black people make up roughly 15% of the U.S. population, according to a 2016 Census study, only 17.5% of businesses in the...
Tags: Fashion, Black, Oakland Calif, Taylor Jay, Fashion and Style Trends, Black-Owned Businesses, Black-owned Style, Black-owned Style Businesses, Black Owned Fashion


EatOkra on Black-owned restaurants

The EatOkra app is booming. Anthony Edwards, who founded the app in 2016 with his wife Janique, says that in the wake of the social uprising spurred on by the alleged murder of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer, the app has seen around 100,000 new downloads. That’s compared to last year when the app netted 12,000 downloads in total. And it’s not just users who are growing: The database — which currently lists 2,600 Black-owned restaurants, bakeries, cafes, food trucks, bars and w...
Tags: Travel, New York, Bronx, Oakland, South Carolina, Caribbean, Anthony, Black, All, Edwards, Janique, Anthony Edwards, Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, Black Owned Businesses, Black-owned Restaurants


Gramercy Tavern chef talks support

In the first week of June, when Black Lives Matter protesters flooded the streets with their grief and anger, megaphones pointed at the sky demanding that their country finally treat them with humanity and compassion, a much quieter movement swept social media. On Instagram, lists of Black-owned restaurants went viral. Non-Black and white restaurant owners expressed support for the protests, and promised “solidarity” with the Black Lives Matter movement in so-called blackout posts. While the...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Restaurants, Black Lives Matter, Black, Louisville, All, Ruth, Ben Jerry, KQED, Fort Lee New Jersey, The Black Lives Matter, On Instagram, Non Black, Sonya Renee Taylor, Black Owned Businesses


Uber Eats promotes Black-owned businesses, but who benefits?

If you’ve opened up the Uber Eats app within the past week you’ve likely noticed a new, prominently featured banner emblazoned with the words “Support Black-owned restaurants.” This is Uber Eats’ latest promotion, which both highlights Black-owned (Uber-partnering) restaurants and waives delivery fees for ordering…Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Delivery, Black, Ubereats, Black Owned Businesses, Third Party Delivery, Support Black


Black Lives Matter, in Paris

Memorial Service at Place de la République Over 2000 Parisians gathered last night at the Place de la République for a memorial service in remembrance of George Floyd, the African-American man killed on May 25th by a policeman in Minneapolis, and in support of the #BlackLivesMatter protests taking place across the United States against systematic racism. It was a solemn event, with eight minutes and 46 seconds of silence, the length of time the officer kept his knee on the neck of George...
Tags: Travel, Google, Minnesota, Minneapolis, France, US, United States, Paris, Black Lives Matter, Memorial Service, Adama Traor, Palais de Justice, Kasia Dietz, Black Owned Businesses, George Floyd, Support the Black Lives Matter Movement


A Boom For Black-Owned Businesses: Social Media Pushes For Public Support

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — There’s a social media boom for black-owned businesses, Sacrametans are pushing to support these businesses more than ever right now. At Tori’s Place in Del Paso Heights, the building itself may be small, but inside, the love Victoria Haggins has for her craft is immeasurable. “When I see people smiling, it makes me happy,” Haggins said. These last few days, she says, business has been booming. She’s seen an uptick in sales as recent events have people pushing to support bla...
Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Del Paso Heights, King, Jay King, Archie, Tori, Haggins, Sacramento News, California Black Chamber of Commerce, Black-Owned Businesses, Victoria Haggins


Best black-owned restaurants in LA

Los Angeles is known for its abundance of food options but the city’s black food scene is something to revel in, too. Many of LA’s black-owned food spots have roots in the deep South. Due to migration and a lack of soul food restaurants in Southern California, many of the restaurateurs on this list set out to serve the familiar flavors of their childhoods. While LA is not one of the country’s predominantly black cities, the West Coast hub has a variety of black-owned restaurants to dive into...
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