Black People : A Possible 21st Century Black Wall Street

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    "A vacant Connecticut town is up for auction, and two young black hopefuls are attempting to raise funds to purchase the land and turn it into a 21st Century Black Wall Street.

    Following the rise in publicized police brutality, more African Americans are viewing economic freedom as a necessity within black communities. In September, many supporters of black-owned businesses encouraged others via social media to invest in local or online companies with black owners. The call-to-action resulted in several black businesses reporting a surge in sales and even received media attention. Now, an entire town devoted to black economic empowerment may be in the works."

    http://financialjuneteenth.com/black-activists-raise-money-to-purchase-abandoned-town/

    Black Activists Raise Money to Purchase Abandoned Town – Financial Juneteenth

    Reported by Kacie Whaley A vacant Connecticut town is up for auction, and two young black hopefuls are attempting to raise funds to purchase the land and turn it into a 21st Century Black Wall Street. Following the rise in publicized police...
    financialjuneteenth.com
     
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