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Vanity Fair

HOW SMALL, BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES GET TANGLED IN INSTAGRAM’S AD-APPROVAL ALGORITHM. The trouble started when Kim Kardashian West posted a picture. On September 11, she added to her Instagram Story an image of […]
Vanity Fair

NBC News

BLACK OWNED GAY BARS ARE DWINDLING. CAN THEY SURVIVE COVID? The coronavirus pandemic is just one of many headwinds facing the few remaining Black-owned LGBTQ bars across the country. When […]
NBC News

Black Enterprise

BEYONCÉ DONATES AN ADDITIONAL $1 MILLION TO SMALL BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES. Mega-superstar and philanthropist Beyonce has made an additional donation earmarked for Black-owned small businesses to the tune of $1 million […]
Black Enterprise

Essence

TYLER PERRY IS NOW A BILLIONAIRE. “Ownership changes everything,” he told Forbes. “I own the lights. I own the sets. So that’s where the difference is. Because I own everything, my […]
Essence

Associated Press

BLACK FORMER FRANCHISEES SUE MCDONALD’S FOR DISCRIMINATION. More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchise owners are suing the burger chain, saying the company steered them to less-profitable restaurants and didn’t […]
Associated Press

CNBC

BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES HIT HARDER DURING PANDEMIC AND NEED MORE AID, FED PAPER SAYS. Just 20% of Paycheck Protection Program loans went to areas that had the highest concentration of Black-owned businesses. […]
CNBC

Marketplace

SHIFTING THE BLACK HAIR CARE INDUSTRY BACK INTO BLACK HANDS. Yelp searches for Black-owned business have spiked since the police killing of George Floyd, but for Maggie Anderson, author of “Our […]
Marketplace