» Black People and the Crowd Economy

One viable way to economically empower ourselves on the low…

I read Antonio Moore’s article Black Wealth Hardly Exists, Even When You Include NBA, NFL And Rap Stars and found it to be spot-on in its analysis of the current situation of the average Black family and their lack of wealth the dearth of Black home ownership and a true path forward. One of the first things that struck me in his article was the fact the so many Black celebrities fame and wealth are talked about in the news and on social media, but only upon in-depth research are you able to find the reality of Black social and economic daily life. I think about the Black people that I know are on the front line of this battle for economic empowerment and the pursuit of the American dream of home ownership. Continue reading

Black Owned Alternatives to H&M

Black Owned Alternatives to H&M
(don’t forget the GbA Shirt Shop)

Savoir Faire

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from Chris Classic, the creator of the viral “corrected” image.
Fly Robotics

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The Marathon Clothing

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Sweet Knowledge

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The BLAIRISMS

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HGC Apparel

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Sir&Madame

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Fly Nerd

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Philadelphia Print Works

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Buried N Kulture

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Power in One

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The Brooklyn Circus

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SMPL Industries

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10.DEEP

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HSTRY

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Beautiful In Every Shade

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Daily Paper

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Kingdom Native

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Because Of Them We Can

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On.Us.Tees

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Black Vibe Tribe

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Pop Caven

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This Sporting Life
https://www.thissportinglife.org/
www.instagram.com/thissportinglife
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Black Daddy Gang
http://blackdaddygang.com/
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Search & Rescue
https://searchandrescuesquad.com/
www.instagram.com/searchandrescuesquad
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Creative King
http://www.creative-king.com/
www.instagram.com/creativekingllc
interview: https://massappeal.com/creative-king-jerrill-sankey-hey-youre-cool/
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Rich Boy Cartel
http://www.richboycartel.com/
www.instagram.com/richboycartel
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Cashland
https://shopcashland.com/
www.instagram.com/jon.cashland
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Asante GlN
www.instagram.com/asantegln
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City Of Gods
http://city-of-gods-shop.com/
http://www.citypaper.com/news/cityfolk/bcp-081915-cityfolk-20150819-story.html
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Mogul Elite
www.mogul-elite22.com/
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Renee Cabactnoh
reneecabactnoh.bigcartel.com/
www.instagram.com/reneecabactnoh
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Kwanzaa’s Ujamaa and Ujima | Grassroots Economic Organizing

Some good ideas here…

Kwanzaa is an African-inspired holiday practiced by millions of African Americans from December 26 – January 1.  African values, which are geared toward care of the whole or the collective rather than the individual, are remembered during this 7-day celebration.  Seven principles or values make up the foundation of Kwanzaa—they are listed at the end of this article. Continue reading