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NAACP Acquires Ownership Stake In Hello Alice To Empower Black Entrepreneurs

The NAACP has sealed a partnership with Hello Alice, and it’s a pinnacle moment for Black entrepreneurs. In hopes of creating a new future for Black businesses, the civil rights organization will be acquiring an ownership stake in one of the world’s leading platforms to spur development and growth for small Black-owned businesses. “To champion true racial equity, we need to address the long-standing economic inequality that has left Black communities underfunded and undervalued for centuries,” NAACP President & CEO Derrick Johnson said in a press release. “According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, today there are an estimated 2.6 million Black-owned businesses, and this first-of-its-kind partnership is a pivotal step towards putting Black business at the forefront of our economy and as a result, building generational wealth and economic power for Black communities.” Before the NAACP’s investment, they tapped Hello Alice to launch the Black-owned Business Resources to...

Oct 28, 2021