We are committed to standing with Black Americans and to addressing the unequal economic outcomes rooted in racism. One way that we, as individuals, can support Black Americans is by shopping at Black-owned businesses—both online and locally. We’ve gathered a few initial resources that showcase businesses across industries and the United States, so no matter your taste or what you’re looking for, you can use the power of your purchase to empower Black business owners.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 2.6 million Black-owned businesses. Here are 6 resources (listed in no particular order) that will help lead you directly to these businesses:
As you spend time listening and learning, consider investing your money in some of the businesses suggested in these lists. You can also check the hashtag #BlackOwnedBusiness on Twitter and Instagram for even more up to date resources.