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Despite Opposition, Family-Owned Grasshopper Club Prevails And Opens Second Cannabis Dispensary In Chicago

A family is creating more job opportunities for those who are formerly incarcerated.

Aug 15, 2023

Mother And Her Two Sons Open Chicago's First Independent, Black-Owned Cannabis Dispensary

A Black family-owned business has made history in Chicago. ABC 7 Chicago reports that Matthew Brewer, Chuck Brewer, and Dianne Brewer have opened Grasshopper Club — Chicago’s first independent, Black-owned cannabis dispensary.

Mar 3, 2023

Black Family Revitalizes Formerly Successful Texas Town With A Block Of Black-Owned Businesses

This family is building their own Greenwood District brick by brick.

Feb 22, 2023

Black Family-Operated Business Inks Deal That Lands Their Product in Over 1,200 Stores

Joe’s Gourmet — a Black family-operated business founded by Joseph Dowell III after his parents gifted him their life savings — has announced a partnership with Inland Seafood, according to Black Enterprise. “Here at Joes’ Gourmet, we take pride in offering a delicious and all in one seafood breading mix that beats all other breading mixes,” said the company’s founder. ” We are simply offering the best fried Catfish you will ever taste and our growing number of customers are backing this claim with full confidence in our products.” Recently featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Joe’s Gourmet was offered a deal by investor, Daymond John. The products use a blend of spices and herbs to bring out the best in seafood without necessarily overpowering it with salt. More interestingly, the tasty blend does not absorb oil which in result gives the food a delicious and unique crispy crunch on the market’s best sustainable catfish. “It’s the best of both worlds,” Dowell said, according to Black...

Nov 23, 2020