Business Owners Very Pleased With Turnout For Black Shop Friday, Campaign Urging People To Shop At Black-Owned BusinessesIn the days leading to Black Friday, a campaign was launched to encourage people to shop at Black-owned businesses. So how did that campaign do on the busiest shopping day of the year?
'We Don't Want To Look Like A Segregated Chicago': Black Chamber Of Commerce Looks Into North Side Opportunities"We are one Chicago right? So we want to look like one Chicago."
Black Shop Friday Hopes To Bring In People To Shop Local Black Owned Businesses; 'It's All About Providing A Good Product'A recent study from the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy showed 41% of Black business owners shuttered in the first half of this pandemic, compared to 17% of white business owners.
City Urging Shoppers To Order From Black-Owned Businesses This Black FridayBlack Friday shopping won't be the same this year, because of the pandemic, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot says it's an opportunity to support Black-owned businesses.
'The Simple Answer Is A Button': Orland Park Resident Spreading Messages Of Unity, SupportAn Orland Park resident is proving the simple act of wearing a button can make a huge impact.
Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, UnrestTens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19.
Raising Funds For Chicago's Black Business Community Hit By COVID-19"Creating a fund like this, investing in our own community, we can help ensure that most of, if not all of these businesses, can stay in businesses."
Cook County Tops Nation For Black-Owned BusinessesThe numbers of black-owned businesses are up across America, but the greatest numbers are in the Chicago area in general, and Cook County in particular.