EPISODE 2: Black Businesses and Marvel’s Black Panther Movie

As economic, political and social conditions for Black people seem to remain stagnant in the U.S., the “Buy Black” movement hopes to reverse our societal status. As a people, should we support this movement? Is this movement racists and does it enable subpar business practices in the Black community? Join us as we have a conversation with our close friend and business owner Dre about Black businesses, non-Black businesses in our communities, and corporate interest in targeting Black people. In our second segment, we examine the profitability in the rise of Black consciousness and representation. Is Marvel and Disney participating in cultural appropriation or exploitation with their upcoming film The Black Panther?

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