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Coalition of Black Business Advocates Launch Holiday Shopping Season with Buy Black Shopping Weekend

TheBlackMall.com coordinates a targeted effort among business, community, media and political leaders to promote spending with local Black-owned businesses

Chicago, IL — TheBlackMall.com (TBM) joins a broad coalition of Black-owned business supporters in coordinating Chicago’s first-ever Buy Black Weekend starting Friday, November 27, 2020.  The campaign will drive traffic and revenue Chicago area Black-owned businesses, particularly in areas hit hard by the effects of Coronavirus and civil unrest in recent months.    

“2020 is a year of major change, making it an open portal for Black owned businesses to finally gain the spotlight,” declared TBM CEO Casseiopia Uhuru. “As businesses prepare for the most popular shopping time of the year, it’s important that we shine a light on Black businesses, their products and services as we endeavor to address the root economic and access issues that plague our communities.”

TBM is an aggregator of black owned businesses that helps them promote, sell and grow via our online business directory, our online and brick and mortar marketplace and our new fulfillment center Making it EASY to Build & Buy Black!

Featured events during Buy Black Weekend include:

Friday, 11/27: Virtual Buy Black Friday with the Best Black Vendors in Art, Jewelry, Skin Care, Apparel, Books & More

Saturday, 11/28: Virtual Black Business Saturday featuring Chicago’s Most Blacknificent business owners

Sunday, 11/29: 4th Annual TBM Awards: Honoring the Best in Black Business

Monday. 11/30: Black Monday – Visit TheBlackMall.com for CRAZY deals and discounts on the dopest Black Owned Products

This special weekend is being organized with our amazing partners: Afrika Enterprises, Art & Design by V, Bean Soup Times, Black Chicago Eats, the Black Culture Collective (Producers of Black Culture Week), CBW Productions, Chi AF Queen, Entrepreneur Success Program (ESP), Pow Biz Conference, Red Level Entertainment, Steps Inc. Consulting, The Blacknificent Mile 79th Street Corridor, The Plant Based Afrikan, The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, The United Black American Progress Association, WDB Marketing.

To help track the impact of supporting these businesses, TBM has partnered with Black Ink Group, LLC and ThinkBox 312 to make available the BlackCoin mobile app to both apple and android device users who can locate businesses listed in the TBM directory within the app, access promotions and special offers and scan their receipts to be totaled and tracked by the users.  BlackCoin also keeps a running tab of spending by all its users on their http://BlackCoin.app web site.  

“Please join us as we seize these historical moments and continue the movement that Black Lives AND Black Businesses Matter,” Uhuru continued.

For details go to www.TheBlackMall.com.

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