“…41 percent of Black-owned businesses have been shuttered by COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.Rodney A. Brooks, National Geographic
Click on the Gift Guide image below to explore:
I’m actually going to keep the “blog” part of this super short and sweet because where I’d really like for you to dedicate energy is to browsing the gift guide and giving your money voice and purpose to purchase products that support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) humans.
Here are some articles that I read that lead me to want to create this guide:
- Business Insider: “How billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars during the pandemic”
- National Geographic: “More than half of Black-owned businesses may not survive COVID-19”
So here’s my WHY:
I’m at the point where I would rather receive no gifts than a $7 scarf from Amazon. Let’s take care of each other. Let’s do better. Encourage your family and friends to try to only support small businesses this year. Be the change!