Category Archives: Black-owned businesses

Buy The Block Empowers Black Communities to Invest in Themselves

In this age of wealth inequality, runaway development and gentrification, it’s easy for communities to feel powerless in the face of rapid change. Lynn Smith founded Buy The Block, a real estate crowdfunding portal and the first portal that is African American-owned, to help change that dynamic. Smith (pictured above) has invested in real estate […]

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Helping Dollars Circulate in African American Communities

August is Black Business Month. But we would be honored to run this interview with YaVette Holts any month of the year. Holts is founder of  the Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses (BAOBOB), a network for black-owned businesses and customers who want to keep dollars circulating within the African-American community. BAOBOB’s directory lists […]

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Helping Dollars Circulate in African American Communities

August is Black Business Month. But we would be honored to run this interview with YaVette Holts any month of the year. Holts is founder of  BAOBOB – the Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses (BAOBOB), a network for black-owned businesses and customers who want to keep dollars circulating within the African-American community. The BAOB […]

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