How I’m putting my money where it matters and supporting Black- and women-owned businesses during COVID-19
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- Right now, more Americans than ever are thinking about how best to support those who have been systematically barred from accessing success and wealth.
- Campaigns like My Black Receipt motivated me to start thinking about how my own spending habits support Black-owned and women-led businesses.
- I’ve committed to making one purchase per month at a local Black-owned business. This is especially important right now as Black-owned businesses have been hit hardest by COVID-19.
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Right now, supporting the people and businesses that have been barred from success by systemic power imbalances is top of mind for most people in the United States. We’ve seen time and time again that those in power often marginalize Black people, women, Latinx folks, and people of color. This is why it is important to put your money where it can affect the most positive change so that opportunities …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]