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The Intersection of Business, Philanthropy and Community

Penny Foundation hosts luncheon to celebrate Black Business and Black Philanthropy Month BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 22, 2022) – The Penny Foundation will host The Intersection – a luncheon that [...]

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Minority-owned online retailer selected as an official merchandise partner of The World Games 2022 Birmingham

HOOVER, Ala. (4/22/2022) – JOYful, an Alabama-based, minority-owned, online small business specializing in custom apparel and merchandise, is partnering with The World Games 2022 to provide limited edition merchandise [...]

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Prosper Announces Plans to Launch Black Ecosystem Report in Birmingham

The report will be part of Prosper’s Black-Owned Business Acceleration Initiative. Birmingham, AL (1/31/2022) – Transforming Birmingham by creating a more prosperous and equitable future is the motto that serves [...]

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2022 A.G. Gaston Conference Is Set to Return In-Person in Birmingham, AL

The annual economic empowerment conference will be a live experience that will begin February 22 – 23, 2022. Birmingham, AL (1/24/2022) — The 18th annual A.G. Gaston Conference will [...]

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#BuyBlackBham Campaign to Support Black-owned Businesses

Mayor Woodfin, Mastercard and Urban Impact Announce #BuyBlackBham Campaign to Support Black-owned Businesses This Holiday Season Birmingham, AL (Nov. 29, 2021) –  Mayor Randall L. Woodfin joined representatives from [...]

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Counting Us! is a minority business initiative to address MAJOR challenges in minority business development.

Counting Us! is a state-wide, coordinated effort between Stillman College, Urban Impact, The University of Alabama, and the IGNITE! Coalition to understand, build, and grow minority-owned businesses in the [...]

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Radio Personality DJ Chocolate Launches Luxury Fashion Brand for Black Greek Letter Organizations

DJ Chocolate Launches Grown & Greek® Fashion – The Premier Luxury Brand for D9 Lifestyles – New York, NY — On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, P. “DJ Chocolate” Frazier launches Grown [...]

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The 6 Sixteen is just what Birmingham needs

Birmingham’s first family of hospitality brings an alluring new social vibe to the heart of Downtown Birmingham. The 6 Sixteen Bar and Restaurant will officially open Spring 2021 and [...]

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Amazon celebrates Black History Month

Get to know some of the Black creators who are innovating with Amazon. To celebrate Black History Month, we caught up with some up-and-coming entrepreneurs and innovators in the [...]

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Local caterer Charmeals provides the perfect pandemic party foods

Birmingham, AL-Catering sensation Charmel Taylor of Charmeals has already found success as a unique personal chef offering weekly delectables for families, individuals and groups big or small. Now Charmeals [...]

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