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To Be Or Not To Be Black, That is the Question

  Playing down blackness is a common tactic many Black people have become accustomed to. It is the “double consciousness,” that Black individuals have adapted to navigate the world. Whether it is changing our names on resumes to avoid discrimination and land job...

Black-Owned Chicken Sandwiches That Taste Better Than Popeye’s and Chic-Fil-A

The wave of the chicken sandwich is upon us and there is a massive group of people driving around, wasting gas, looking for a chicken sandwich that’s out of stock. THE HYPE IS REAL! However, there are some spots with chicken sandwiches that are sure to make your toes curl! Here are 10 Black-Owned businesses with fresh, hot, and ready-to-knock-you-off-your-feet chicken sandwiches. Happy Hunting!

On Ice: Black-Owned Ice Cream Parlors

We are 3 weeks into summer, and I am certain that every one feels about the same – HOT. No matter where you are in America, temperatures have increased and if your grass isn’t green, it’s the perfect shade of Burnt. There is no greater sound to a child’s ear after playing in the heat most of the day than “You guys want to grab some ice cream?” Who can say no to that? Before you search for your nearest chain of ice cream shops, open your Black Wallet app and support your Black Owned Ice Cream Parlors! Listed are 10 locations that people have raved about. Stay cool my friends!

Why you need to raise your prices…and not apologize for it

Why you need to raise your prices...and not apologize for it One of the hardest decisions business owners have to make is deciding how to price their products or services. All new business owners face the same problem--growing their customer base. Existing business...

To Be Or Not To Be Black, That is the Question

  Playing down blackness is a common tactic many Black people have become accustomed to. It is the “double consciousness,” that Black individuals have adapted to navigate the world. Whether it is changing our names on resumes to avoid discrimination and land job...

122 BLACK-OWNED COFFEE SHOPS, CAFES, AND TEA COMPANIES

Recently, A Starbucks in Philadelphia, PA made news headlines when the manager had two Black visitors arrested, with no crime committed. While Starbucks may have attempted to rectify this situation by issuing an apology and terminating the manager, this...

FATHER’S DAY 2018

Father’s Day is June 17th! It’s right around the corner! If you’re still shopping around because you haven’t quite found that perfect gift for the father figure in your life, check out our list below. There’s a little bit of something for every kind of...

Summer Swimwear

Summer’s Here! It’s time to show off and be summertime fine! Check out this of Black-owned swimwear brands designed to cover every shape and size. Andrea Iyamah Swimwear Couture, Ready-To-Wear Swimwear LEARN MORE Eyegasmic Swimwear Men's Premium Swimwear LEARN MORE...

Summer Travel

It’s Summertime! The encouragement for the Black community to travel is higher than ever. Make your travels a little be easier with these 8 Black-owned travel-related companies. Bohten Designer eyewear handmade from reclaimed material, sourced from Africa and produced...