Support has waned for the Buy Black Movement
Jun 19, 2024

Support has waned for the Buy Black Movement

The movement to support Black-owned businesses grew following the murder of George Floyd. Where do things stand now?

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Moving past just a slogan

One effort to narrow the racial wealth gap is to support Black-owned businesses. That effort grew in 2020 amid protests for racial justice after the murder of George Floyd, but where does the Buy Black Movement stand now? Kezia Williams, CEO of the Black upStart, says the campaign is valuable but more needs to be done to address systemic disparities in the economy.

How a queer, AAPI-run tattoo collective is trying to change the game

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Long Time Tattoo in Brooklyn, New York, is reimagining the tattoo shop experience with inclusivity as a top priority.
From left, Citrus Son, Melanie Lee and Gabrielle Widjaja of Long Time Tattoo in New York.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC