Opinion: Black consumers like me want change — not Juneteenth-branded products

Opinion: Black consumers like me want change — not Juneteenth-branded products

Editor’s Note: Lisa Osborne Ross is the US CEO of Edelman. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. During a recent visit to Minneapolis, a colleague and I stopped by Cup Foods, the convenience store that served as the backdrop of George Floyd’s murder. It was disheartening to see that, despite our national … Read more

Black personal finance influencers focus on financial freedom

Black personal finance influencers focus on financial freedom

Troy Millings, left, and Rashad Bilal of Earn Your Leisure Source: Earn Your Leisure Social influencers focused on financial education for the Black community are emphasizing a message of financial freedom this Juneteenth as the nation commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. “I definitely feel the Juneteenth remembrance should have a level … Read more

Juneteenth 2022: DuSable Museum changes name, branding ahead of celebration of a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery

Juneteenth 2022: DuSable Museum changes name, branding ahead of celebration of a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery

CHICAGO (WLS) — The DuSable Museum of African American History in Hyde Park was founded in 1961, years ago by husband and wife Dr. Margaret Taylor Burroghs and Charles Burroughs. The oldest independent Black museum in the United States, it was originally named the Ebony Museum of Negro History and Art. That later changed to … Read more

Celebrate Juneteenth With Texas Farmers’ Markets This Weekend

Celebrate Juneteenth With Texas Farmers’ Markets This Weekend

In celebration of Juneteenth this weekend, Texas Farmers’ Market (TFM) is hosting a fun day of activities at both of their markets with chef demos, live music, and raffles. Customers can catch up on their regularshopping and pick up items for their Father’s Day celebrations at the same time. Sheena Moore of Sheena’s Pickles spoke … Read more