50+ Black-Owned Businesses to Shop Now and Forever

Elva Mankin

Photo credit: Courtesy of Brands From Good Housekeeping Buying from Black-owned shops, stores and brands is one of the many ways to be an ally and show support to a community that has been deeply affected by systemic racism. Not only are Black business owners turned down for loans twice […]

Businesses pivot to meet the demand for COVID-19 disinfection

Elva Mankin

MILWAUKEE – As more people are allowed back into offices, restaurants and hotels under the City of Milwaukee’s re-opening plans, the need for disinfection is greater than ever. Pest 2 Rest Pest Control, a family-owned extermination company, is one of the many businesses that now specialize in COVID-19 disinfection. “There is […]

Businesses turn to tech as they reopen

Elva Mankin

When employees at the 3D bioprinting company Cellink went back to the office Monday after nearly five months, they were required to clip a small piece of Bluetooth technology onto their clothes before walking through the office’s front doors. The devices, made by the Austrian company Safedi, are intended to […]

Find & Support Black-Owned Businesses With These Apps & Websites

Elva Mankin

Following the police killing of George Floyd in May, protests have broken out across the country. We encourage everyone to join the fight by marching in local protests, signing online petitions, donating, and calling your elected officials, but there’s another way to fight systemic racial inequality, and that’s by putting your money where your mouth […]