This interactive map helps shoppers find black-owned businesses
For anyone looking to support black-owned businesses this holiday shopping season, a new online guide is making them much easier to find.
The eponymous activist organization behind the Black Lives Matter movement is partnering with New York ad agency J. Walter Thompson to create a nationwide interactive map to show shoppers where to find restaurants, mom-and-pop stores and other small businesses owned by African Americans.
The group released a beta version of the tool on Monday with more than 300 locations listed — mostly concentrated in major metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. Read more…More