There is a push to support black business in the wake of the chaos of COVID-19, protests, riots, and endless discussions about race, politics, and police brutality. A grand idea that I wish hadn't taken until now to get off the ground… again.
Since June 1, 1865, the original Juneteenth, Black people have built communities, pooled their resources, and built "freedmen's towns" across America. In nearly all cases, these were successful, independent, thriving cities that fell to sabotage by the government or scornful neighbors like Tulsa, OK, and Rosewood FL.
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