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Black History, Nonprofits

This Nonprofit Uplifts Black-Owned Businesses Year-Round — And You Can Help!

For Black History Month, Visit.org’s blog will be highlighting partner organizations that promote racial equity for the Black community. Since 2010, Start Small Think Big has been ensuring that under-resourced entrepreneurs gain access to top-tier guidance from seasoned professionals. Serving entrepreneurs experiencing racial, gender, and socioeconomic marginalization, among other disadvantages. Start Small Think Big bolsters each budding business by connecting…

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Black History, education, Nonprofits

How One NYC Nonprofit Commemorates Juneteenth—and Its Importance for Our Current Moment

In America, June 19 is Juneteenth, a national celebration marking the day that the last enslaved Black Americans were freed in 1865—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Many Black communities across the nation have observed the day for generations, often with food, festivals, and pilgrimages to Galveston, Texas, where emancipation was announced to the last…

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