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Radiating Thanks and Blessings: Wishing You a Joyful Holiday Season

As the holiday season unfolds, may it bring you an abundance of joy, gratitude, and cherished moments. Here’s to a time filled with laughter, love, and the beauty of shared blessings. Wishing you and your loved ones a truly joyful holiday season, surrounded by warmth and the glow of heartfelt thanks.

May this season be a reminder of all the reasons to be thankful, grateful, and blessed. Embrace the magic of these special moments and treasure the happiness they bring.

Empowering Multi-Generational Black Businesses: 

Addressing Challenges and Creating Equitable Solutions

The landscape of Black businesses in the United States is rich with diversity, heritage, and a profound sense of legacy. From the deep-rooted history of multi-generational businesses tracing their origins to the struggles of slavery to the vibrant tapestry of Black immigrant businesses, the community embodies resilience, innovation, and ambition.

Yet, within this mosaic, a crucial conversation often remains in the shadows—the unseen struggle of multi-generational Black businesses. These enterprises, stemming from legacies scarred by historical injustices, confront a unique set of challenges that often go unrecognized. As we champion the successes of Black businesses, it’s imperative to shed light on the disparities faced by multi-generational ventures and pave the way for a more equitable future.

One of the significant contrasts lies in the mindset disparity between immigrant businesses and multi-generational Black businesses. While both face socio-economic obstacles, the long-standing generational disparities rooted in the history of African-American slave descendants create distinct hurdles. This dichotomy demands acknowledgment and targeted efforts toward rectifying systemic inequities.

At the forefront of this discussion stands the U.S. Coalition of Black Women Businesses (USCBWB), recognizing the pivotal role that Black women play in the fabric of our communities. Black women embody the roles of daughters, wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, and girlfriends, serving as the backbone of not just families but also businesses.

USCBWB raises a crucial question: How do we bridge the intentional separation of Black women within the Black community, both nationally and internationally? This divide doesn’t merely hinder business growth; it fractures the unity essential for progress. Addressing this issue necessitates a shift from division to unity, focusing on humanity, local content, and environmental justice.

The coalition advocates a call to action, aiming to demystify the misconception that Black women inherently fail to collaborate. The ‘divide and conquer’ narrative diminishes the collective power of unity. By fostering a culture of solidarity, USCBWB aims to empower Black women in business and beyond.

For businesses associated with the USCBWB, these discussions aren’t theoretical but profoundly impactful. The intentional separation and underrepresentation of Black women in decision-making processes create ripples that affect businesses’ growth, innovation, and sustainability.

To combat these challenges, USCBWB members are actively implementing changes within their businesses. These changes encompass initiatives such as mentorship programs to uplift emerging Black women entrepreneurs, advocating for policy reforms that promote equity and inclusivity, and fostering partnerships that amplify the voices of multi-generational Black  businesses.

The road to empowerment and equitable representation requires collective effort, unwavering determination, and a commitment to effecting tangible change. As we confront these challenges, USCBWB stands as a beacon, urging for a future where the legacies of multi-generational Black  businesses are not just preserved but celebrated and empowered.

Together, through unity, advocacy, and collaboration, we can dismantle barriers, pave pathways, and create a landscape where all Black women in business thrive, ensuring a future that honors their invaluable contributions to our communities and economy.

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U.S. Coalition of Black Women Businesses, Inc.

Business Luncheon SHEE™ Fireside Chat

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12:15-4:00PM November 1, 2023

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428 Sunrise Hwy Lynbrook, NY 11563
 

A Remarkable Success for Networking, Connecting, and Earning Recognition

 

We are excited to share the highlights and success of the recent SHEE™ Fireside Chat event, which brought together a diverse and dynamic group of Black women entrepreneurs, professionals, and allies. This event, held on November 1, 2023, proved to be an incredible opportunity for networking, meeting like-minded individuals, and earning well-deserved recognition for our collective efforts.

Networking, Collaboration, and Community Building:

The SHEE™ Fireside Chat event was a vibrant and inspiring gathering of women from all walks of life who share a common goal – advancing Black women in business. Participants had the chance to connect with one another, share their stories, and build valuable relationships. The event provided a platform for attendees to exchange ideas, explore potential collaborations, and offer support and guidance to one another.

The Fireside Chat featured engaging panel discussions, workshops, and inspirational talks that addressed a wide range of topics, from business growth strategies to personal development and leadership. The speakers shared their experiences, challenges, and triumphs, inspiring attendees to persevere in their entrepreneurial journeys.

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of cosmetics 
with Vera Moore 

As she shares her inspiring story. In this insightful discussion, Vera recounts her remarkable journey, from aspiring actress to the founder of a successful cosmetics brand. Join us as she reflects on the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned along the way, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the beauty industry.

Join the U.S. Coalition of Black Women Businesses with Vera’s Special Code:

UPCOMING EVENTS

WELLNESS SUMMIT

EXPERIENCE, GHANA

April 13-20, 2024

Central Region, Cape Coast Castle
Eastern Region, Boti Waterfalls
Volta Region, Volta River
Authentic Customized Cuisine
Wellness Sessions Catered to a Woman’s Needs

Call for Submissions

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