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Facebook Supports Black Women Entrepreneurs With $2M Donation To The McBride Sisters SHE CAN Fund

Facebook is back at it with their support of Black-owned businesses. According to PR Newswire, the social media platform will donate $2 million to the McBride Sisters to continue their efforts to give back to other Black women-led businesses. Through the SHE CAN Fund, Black women entrepreneurs will be eligible to receive $20,000 in Facebook advertising credits. They’ll also receive guidance from the Facebook Elevate community and learning program designed to fuel the growth of Black and Latinx and Hispanic-owned businesses. “We believe that the McBride Sisters SHE CAN Fund can start a wave of change, and we’re proud to be teaming up with partners such as Facebook who want to join our fight to help close the race and gender gap in the Wine & Spirits industry and beyond,” said Agnes Uboma, Chief Impact Officer of the McBride Sisters SHE CAN Fund in an official statement. “Our commitment to women-owned and Black-owned businesses is unwavering, and we encourage companies of all sizes to...

Sep 17, 2021

Black-Owned 7-Eleven Becomes Top Retailer For Largest U.S. Black-Owned Wine Merchant

7-Eleven owner, Alyson Rae Lawson, is making history all while taking Black girl magic to the next level. Lawson’s Texas-based store recently set record-high sales as the franchise continuously sells out of its Black Girl Magic wine inventory a part of the McBride Sisters Collection founded by Robin and Andrea McBride. According to Fox News, Robin confirmed the store is the country’s highest volume-selling retailer of the Black-owned brand. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Black Girl Magic Wines (@blackgirlmagicwines) “It kind of blew out of the water,” Lawson told Fox News . It all started when Lawson decided to make more Black-owned products available to her 1,000 daily customers. The store owner then ordered a bulk shipment from what is currently the largest Black-owned vintner in the country, according to Fox News. “I don’t know that we’ve seen an account quite like this before,” Robin said. “They brought in 10 cases of Black Girl Magic and they sold out the first...

Jul 20, 2020