Black Owned Businesses Archives

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Business

March 25, 2021

Marcie Lovett, The Late Betty Gillespie, The Late Louvenia Johnson and 24 other Women of Color in Business

MKE Black event supports Black-owned food trucks

March 11, 2021

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, MKE Black, a community service organization that aims to celebrate and promote Black business, events, culture, and advancement in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, hosted a “Black-owned food truck block party,” at 3356 N. Holton St. The food trucks present at the block party included Blue Magic Food Truck, Africa’s Finest Cuisine, Bebe’s… [Read More]

Honoring Black History Week #2: Black Owned Barbershops & Salons

February 11, 2021

Since the turn of the 19th century, beauty salons and barber shops have served as special places among African Americans. They have been places not only to get hair care services, but locations where black people could talk about issues of importance in the community. There were spaces where customers played games such as chess,… [Read More]