The 15th annual National Black Business Month

Capitalizing the Diaspora on Aug. 1 launched the 15th annual National Black Business Month, designed to create a plan for economic self-sufficiency in the United States, Caribbean, Latin America and Africa with an economic reset aggregating the capital for meeting the right of development during the International Decade for People of African Descent. Join us Aug. 17 at Liberty Hall for Capital for Economic Development on Marcus Garvey's birthday.

15th National Black Business Month

Capitalizing the Diaspora

On the 50th anniversary of his selection as national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, we have a living history discussion with Wil T. Ussery.  He picketed a 49ers-Redskins game in 1960; volunteered in the Birmingham children's crusade and brought the strategies to the United San Francisco Freedom Movement, which achieved 375 employer agreements as the most successful economic civil rights campaign of the 1960s, helped elect Carl Stokes as mayor of Cleveland, develop the Harlem Community Development Corp., create the mobilization movement for five African liberation movements in 1969 and co-founded the Black Child Development Institute.  Other participants include Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, director-general of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria.

Opportunity from Disaster

The 15th State of Black Business report, Opportunity from Disaster, views the impact of climate change on the Caribbean, Atlantic and Gulf states and Africa as the opportunity for economic transformation by leveraging recovery spending in an effective new paradigm for African-American business.


It's About the Details

31 Ways 31 Days drills down to the nuts and bolts of reversing the declines of manufacturing in Africa and of black firms with employees in the United States by channeling public, institutional and private assets in every local community.  It is an engine for progress at the neighborhood level.  For instance, the New York metropolitan area has more than $100 billion in yearly African-American income alone.

31 Ways 31 Days in August

Every day of August is a new opportunity to support black-owned businesses.  Use our daily guidance to change the paradigm in your community and reach out to that industry sector.

Journal of Black Innovation

The Journal of Black Innovation is a six times yearly scholarly chronicle of the most compelling research and entrepreneurship that drives the future geared to customer and investor awareness of overlooked overachievers.

JBE CEO Jerry Ellison on building manufacturing success

National Black Business Month announces a plan to grow the number of African-American firms with employees by creating state and metropolitan area plans that provide the capital for innovators like Jerry Ellison to create jobs.

Attend Aug. 17 on Capital for Economic Development

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15th National Black Business Month