Blacks have endured a lot of hardship in America. Most of that hardship came from restrictive rights. We didn’t have the right to own, earn or occupy. When these restrictions were lifted in the 1950’s Blacks saw it as a situation of “hope”. We naively believed that our day had finally come. We believed that we were finally going to be seen as equal. In response to that, we abandoned our “own”, citing “ours” as inferior. Fast-forward to the 21st century, and that equality has yet to emerge. Black men are still being shot, lynched, maimed and falsely convicted.
Due to these unsolved elements of America, black people have decided to find “freedom” elsewhere. This elsewhere is being found in entrepreneurship. However, the fight isn’t yet over. There is a process getting blacks to trust and value black-owned businesses. Many of them remain hard to find, which makes finances slim and thus they are hard to be found.
Here are 7 sites that exists for that very reason: bring consumers to the black entrepreneur’s door.
Don’t find them to ask for the hook-up or discount. Support them to the fullest with your finances. Happy shopping!
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