Black consumers are speaking directly to brands in unprecedented ways and achieving headline-making results. Throughout 2017, popular brands witnessed the power of Black Twitter and the brand impact of socially conscious Black consumers. Through social media, Black consumers have brokered a seat at the table and are demanding that brands and marketers speak to them in ways that resonate culturally and experientially—if these brands want their business. And with African Americans spending $1.2 trillion annually, brands have a lot to lose.
Slavery, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Gentrification, Gerrymandering, Poll Tax, Civil Rights, Separate and Unequal, Disparities, Low Performing Schools, Mass Incarceration, Health Care, Unemployment, Housing, and the New Jim Crow
Land Ownership42 Million African Americans Own Only 0.33 Percent Of America ...hbcumoney.com/2013/10/15/42-million-african...The apex of African American land ownership was over 100 years ago in 1910 when African America owned almost 20 million acres. A far cry from the 160 million acres that should have been owned had Special Order 15 been honored by the U.S. government which is also known as “40 acres and a mule” to most African Americans.
African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the ...www.thenation.com/article/african-americans-have...African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century An obscure legal loophole is often to blame