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BEYONCÉ'S BLACK PARADE ROUTE:
"Black Parade" benefits BeyGOOD's Black Business Impact Fund, administered by the NAACP, to support Black-owned small businesses in need.
By Cassidy Sparks | July 18, 2020
If you’re looking to support a Black-owned streetwear brand with a positive message, Commas & Sense may be for you.
The brand was launched in 2016 by Maryland native, Ant Seales. Through conversation-sparking fashion, her company tackles issues concerning how people in our community think about money, how we treat our money and how we can make money work for us.
Some of the brand’s popular designs feature messaging like “Millionaire Mannerisms,” “Goals Worth More Than Gold,” and “Black Wall Street” across T-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts and more.
Rolling out spoke with Seales during our “Design & Dialogue” segment about her clothing line and its development. READ MORE…
by Harriet Shepherd
It may have Beyoncé’s name on it, and be featured on her website, but the Black Parade Route—a directory of black-owned businesses to support on- and offline—was created by costume designer and wardrobe curator Zerina Akers. Released to mark Juneteenth (along with the first Beyoncé solo-track since Lion King) the list compiles businesses featured on Akers’ IG account @black.owned.everything—an ongoing, up-to-date directory “for when the trend is over”. Its website also allows majority black-owned businesses (51% or more) to register their business and be spotlighted on the account. READ MORE…
By Ella Chochrek
June 22, 2020, 1:31 PM
Beyoncé is using her star power to put a spotlight on Black-owned businesses.
On Beyonce.com, the singer has put together a curated directory of Black-owned small businesses — including a slew of fashion brands — with the help of stylist Zerina Akers, founder of the Instagram page @black.owned.everything. READ MORE…
TRAP & FAMOUS: Beyonce Celebrate ‘Black Parade’ Release With A #JuneTeenth List Of Black Entrepreneurship
by KERRY LOVE
1 MONTH AGO
Along with the release of the ‘Black Parade’ single, Beyonce.com also celebrated the ‘Juneteenth’ holiday with a list of black entrepreneurship. The single which features an acoustic background focused on the celebrating of first nationwide awareness of ‘Juneteenth.’ Beyonce paired the release of the song with a curated list of Black-owned small businesses linked to her website. The list highlighted an array of black-owned entrepreneurs in art, design, fashion, services, wellness, and restaurant industries.
Zerina Akers her stylist, contributed heavily to the list on Beyonce.com. Zerina who’s also the founder of the Instagram page @black.owned.everything. READ MORE…