Buy Black and Bank Black: Movement in the US Gains International Attention

By February 1, 2019Video/Audio

Atlanta, GA — The “Buy Black” movement draws the attention of a French news outlet. In this video you’ll hear from Killer Mike (Rapper, Activist), Dr. Boyce Watkins (Author, Economist), and Sharif Abdul Malik (Founder, WeBuyBlack) who withdraws money from Bank of America to deposit into a Black owned bank.

This video was originally posted on, September 27, 2016

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Newark As Model City National Town Hall

Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his journey for economic justice

April 3rd and 4th, 2018, as a follow-up to the milestone State of the Black World Conference IV convened in Newark in November of 2016, scores of distinguished urban planners, community economic development specialists, business and professional leaders and potential investors gathered in Newark from across Black America to explore ways to support Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s progressive vision for people and neighborhood-centered economic development.

For more info and photos see — Newark As Model City Initiative

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