News, Trends & Resources: May 19, 2022

News, Trends & Resources: May 19, 2022


The George Floyd Memorial Foundation launches a new mental health program for black men and women in the US.

TRENDS: EBONY.COMThis Black-Owned Brand’s All-Natural Pancake Mix Makes for Guilt-Free Brunching

Entrepreneur spotlight! Another Black-owned brand has expanded to Walmart.

NEWS: A BULLSEYE VIEW:  Target Provides Update on Commitment to Spend $2 Billion with Black-owned Businesses and Announces New Media Fund Initiative

Target shares an update on the progress made towards its commitment to invest more than $2 billion in Black-owned businesses by the end of 2025.

NEWS: WASHINGTON POST: Meet Pinky Cole, the force behind Slutty Vegan’s booming empire

WE LOVE TO SEE IT! Pinky Cole’s Slutty Vegan raised a  $25 million investment for the expansion of her signature restaurant chain.

RESOURCE: WXYZ DETROIT: Comcast to award $10K grants to 100 businesses owned by women, and people of color in Detroit

Comcast set to award 100 Detroit businesses owned by women and people of color, with grants worth $10K.

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