Blakk Tatted has done it again! The music artist and entrepreneur is celebrating a major victory after Black Friday sales.
Dec 7, 2023
George Acheampong is on a mission to create Black wealth. Over a decade ago, while Acheampong was working as the only Black advisor at his firm, he realized that the Black community needed to see someone who looked like them to feel empowered along their financial journey. He then geared up to launch a platform designed to make financial literacy accessible and affordable to Black communities. “People of color are worthy of wealth and they need to have a platform uniquely designed for their financial journey. I have been a financial advisor for 10 years and saw how little representation there was when I first started. I wanted to open doors and help people of color feel more confident about their finances,” George Acheampong told AfroTech.
Dec 29, 2021
Beyoncé shook the table — as she always does — when she announced that she opened up the Black Parade Route marketplace to highlight and support Black-owned businesses across the country. According to CNN, the goal was to highlight Black-owned businesses across different industries, including restaurants, beauty, arts and design, as well as multiple fashion brands from different countries in Africa. To celebrate these businesses further, Beyoncé dropped “Black Parade” to further highlight the achievements of these remarkable men and women, who overcame so much adversity to see their dreams come to fruition. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) “Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share the joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength, and power,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “‘BLACK PARADE’ celebrates you, your voice, and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small...
Nov 24, 2021
It seems that “whatever you need, you can get that Black” is the apparent mood for Google and its second annual #BlackOwnedFriday campaign, which features Grammy award-winning artist T-Pain and pop sensation Normani. The shoppable film is giving 50 Black-owned brands their flowers and will highlight over 100 products from beauty to home goods and more. The musical project will allow users to shop and connect with businesses in one click. Essence reports, the partnership felt organic for T-Pain because he has always advocated for Black-owned businesses long before it became popular. “I was thrilled when Google reached out about the second annual Black-owned Friday,” T-Pain said, according to Essence. “Last year, Google partnered with the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. to reimagine Black Friday as ‘Black-owned Friday’ — a day to celebrate and support Black-owned businesses. This year, I’m proud to join Google and the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. for another year of encouraging shoppers to...
Nov 19, 2021
With the holiday season in full swing, now is the most opportune time for retail businesses all over to rake in even more revenue and reach more customers. Compared to previous years, this year’s focus for Black Friday and Cyber Monday is on buying Black. Historically speaking, Black-owned businesses have struggled to partake in these retail holidays due to lack of access to capital and support, according to Prevention. However, the spending power of buying from Black-owned businesses in mass this year has given many brands the opportunity to finally participate in the shopping festivities. In celebration of the Buy Black movement, check out the below list of online deals and sales to close out during Cyber Monday. TIER Courtesy of Tier Vintage Royalty Courtesy of Vintage Rotalty ICONI Courtesy of Iconi Autumn Adeigbo Courtesy of Autumn Adeigbo Natural & Fit Designs Courtesy of Natural & Fit Designs FINCH Courtesy of Finch xN Studio Courtesy of xN Studio Kmoni Cosmetics®️ Courtesy of...
Nov 30, 2020