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The African American Freedom Trail is described in depth in Our Roots Run Deep: the Black Experience in California, Vols. 1-4 and Come to the Water: Sharing the Rich Black Experience in San Francisco.
The late Queen of Soul Food, Sylvia Woods, left a legacy that can be found in grocery stores across the world in addition to her iconic Harlem restaurant. Say Grace and Wipe You Hands: the Black Restaurant.NET Guide to America's Black Restaurants is our official National Black Business Month guide to more than 800 eateries across the land where you can Find Your Feast.
There is a profound disparity in lending and venture capital available to black-owned businesses that is slowing the recovery in our communities. Our 11th annual State of Black Business report spells out that gap in each individual state so that advocates for economic justice can bring attention to local regulators and financial leaders on how our community must create jobs for survival and growth.
The SFSoul Shuttle is a new tour line in the San Francisco market which shares the usually overlooked attractions of the African-American Freedom Trail. Veteran tour operator Lolita Sweet is deploying her fleet of a dozen vehicles in cooperation with ReUNION: Education- Arts-Heritage, which presented the details of the Trail during a scholarly conference in September.