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Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap

Blacks spend less money in black-owned businesses than other racial and ethnic groups spend in businesses owned by members of their groups, including Hispanics and Asians.

Source: Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap – The New York Times

America’s Whitest City Explodes With A Fusion Of Inclusion

“Across the nation, black and Hispanic entrepreneurs are growing at a rate of triple and double the national average of 18 percent, respectively, with black women entrepreneurs leading all growth at an astounding rate of 322 percent. Yet, despite having low percentages of both black (6 percent) and Latino populations (9 percent), Portland is setting itself apart from neighboring innovation regions to the north and south with increasing proactive efforts to empower and grow entrepreneurial talent hidden within its underrepresented populations, most of which remain disconnected from the region’s tech-based innovation economy.”

Source: America’s Whitest City Explodes With A Fusion Of Inclusion | TechCrunch

Where can I find Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie In Harlem?

Where can I find Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie in Harlem?

We don’t know.   We hear it’s only available at Walmart.   C’mon Patti give Harlem some love!

In any event,  thank you to Michael J. Feeney for bringing ALL OF IT to our attention through his reporting via social media.   Make sure to watch the video below.

Everyone needs a good laugh, and the pies are really good.   We hope you get your hands on a Patti Pie for this Thanksgiving.  If you do make sure to share your story.

Patti LaBelle gave a call to the man whose review of her sweet potato pie rocked the Internet.

VIDEO

Source: Patti LaBelle Calls The Man Who Made Her Sweet Potato Pie Go Viral