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OPRAH DAILY - 25 Black Owned Businesses to Support NOW

OPRAH DAILY - 25 Black Owned Businesses to Support NOW

Celebrate Black History Month by Supporting These Black-Owned Businesses There’s never been a better time to put your money where your mouth is. BY HOLLY CARTER FEB 15, 2022 The origins of Black History Month date back to 1926, when scholar Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week. It wasn’t until 1976 that the full month of February was first dedicated to paying homage to the vast contributions made by the Black community to society—whether in the form of watching a documentary with the family, having an open conversation, supporting African American artists, volunteering in your community, diving into an enlightening...

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Maya Madsen is making the vegan cookies she always wanted

Maya Madsen is making the vegan cookies she always wanted

Maya Madsen founded Maya’s Cookies in 2015. As a vegan with a sweet tooth, she had not been able to find the perfectly delicious, soft-baked vegan cookie she was looking for, so she spent years developing her own recipe. Additionally, the added income was a way to contribute to her 3 sons’ college educations.

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15 BLACK-OWNED VEGAN BAKERIES TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH

15 BLACK-OWNED VEGAN BAKERIES TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black business owners Between February and April 2020, the number of Black business owners witnessed a sharp decline of 40-percent according to Forbes. After the resurgence of the Buy Black movement in the summer of that same year, which encouraged individual consumers to shop with Black-owned businesses whenever possible, Black businesses experienced a boom of support. In fact, Bloomberg reports, the number of Black business owners in operation increased to 1.5 million last August. 

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Have a Loved One With a Food Allergy? Check out These Allergy-Friendly Valentine's Day Treats

Have a Loved One With a Food Allergy? Check out These Allergy-Friendly Valentine's Day Treats

Maya's Cookies is a San Diego-based, Black-owned vegan bakery that ships their delicious cookies nationwide. These cookies are ideal for those who have dairy and egg allergies. However, they are not suitable for anyone with a nut or soy allergy. What's nice is that each cookie has an ingredient label on the Maya's Cookies website.

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