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Over 50 Black former franchisees sue McDonald’s for discrimination

McDonald’s faces a discrimination lawsuit from over 50 former franchisees. A new lawsuit against McDonald’s corp claims Black franchisees were set-up to fail by being restricted to problem areas. Read More: White cop cries in McDonald’s drive-thru fearing her food was poisoned Reuters reports that 52 Black former franchisees claim the company pushed them into […]

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U.S. Bank outlines details of $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund

The U.S. Bank Foundation fund supports leaders of color and addresses inequities, with initial $5 million going toward Twin Cities U.S. Bank announced today details of a $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund, which will help small businesses impacted by civil unrest and support organizations working to address systemic economic and racial inequities. The U.S.… […]

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Minneapolis hosts Black Entrepreneurial State Fair to support local businesses

The weeklong fair should serve to uplift a community devastated by both coronavirus and the killing of George Floyd After initially being canceled, Minneapolis made way for the first annual Black Entrepreneurial State Fair to take place this week as originally planned. The fair was previously axed due to the coronavirus pandemic and state-imposed gathering […]

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Designer Areeayl Goodwin describes how she felt when Beyoncé wore her jewelry

If one of a kind keepsake jewelry is what you desire, look no further than Beads Byaree. The owner, Areeayl Goodwin, handcrafts whimsical brass jewelry that is a surefire conversation starter. The Philadelphia native graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s in acting. Today, she creates jewelry inspired by the world around her. Goodwin’s designs… […]