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City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in Beauty, Health and Wellness

“Meet the 2.5 Percent” is a bi-weekly series that features stories from entrepreneurs and business owners working to recover from COVID-19, as well as damage […]

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City Life

Uncle Bobbie’s Owner Marc Lamont Hill on Anti-Racist Reading Lists and Reopening for Business

Uncle Bobbie’s is one of the best bookstores in the city. We know this because we decreed it so just this year in our annual […]

City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in the Arts

“Meet the 2.5 Percent” is a bi-weekly series that features stories from entrepreneurs and business owners working to recover from COVID-19, as well as damage […]

City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in Food Service

“Meet the 2.5 Percent” is a bi-weekly series that features stories from entrepreneurs and business owners working to recover from COVID-19, as well as damage […]

Be Well Philly

This Philly Therapist Has Raised More Than $81K to Provide Free Therapy to the Black Community

Amid a pandemic that’s disproportionately impacting the Black community, the continued killings of Black people at the hands of police officers, and global anti-racism protests, […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Black-Owned Philly-Area Wedding Planners, Florists and Decor Pros to Know

There are numerous ways to show support for the Black community here in Philadelphia, and one of them is by intentionally investing in the vendors […]

City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in Fashion

“Meet the 2.5 Percent” is a bi-weekly series that features stories from entrepreneurs and business owners working to recover from COVID-19, as well as damage […]

Foobooz

Philadelphia Black-Owned Restaurants You Can Order From Right Now

Publicly showing your support for Black Lives Matter is an important first step in supporting black lives. The black squares many people posted onto Instagram […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Black-Owned Bookstores You Can Shop at Now

Looking for ways to support Philly black-owned businesses? Looking for ways to educate yourself? You can do both by shopping at these Philadelphia bookstores. Uncle […]

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Foobooz

With Black Restaurant Week, Philly Restaurateurs Stake Their Claim in the Culinary Community

“Once I get you in the door, I’ve got you,” says Darlene Jones, owner and chef at Overbrook’s Star Fusion. Her restaurant, which serves a menu […]

Business

Only 2.5 Percent of Philly Businesses Are Black-Owned. The City Must Act.

In recent years, there’s been a lot of discussion about how Black millennials might be able to close the generational wealth gap in our community. […]

Business

I Love My Job: AACC President Michael Banks

African-American Chamber of Commerce president Michael Banks is passionate about cultivating leaders and spreading opportunity. And as the leader of an organization that plays a […]

Business

Black Girl Ventures’s Pitch Competition Is Coming to Philly This Month

Black Girl Ventures will make its way to Philadelphia this month to host its signature pitch competition. The DC-based organization is known for its commitment […]

Foobooz

Black Restaurant Week Is Coming to Philly

Restaurant Week events typically promote a specific neighborhood’s dining options. Now, a new initiative is spotlighting Black-owned food businesses in the city. The inaugural Philly Black Restaurant […]

Business

What Philly Can Learn From Miami’s BlackTech Week

This month I had the opportunity to speak at Miami’s 2018 BlackTech Week for the first time, and after the experience, it’s clear that Philadelphia, […]