YOUNG BLACK BUSINESS OWNER REACTS TO PROTESTS, SYSTEMIC RACISM AND MORE

My immediate reaction was that I cried in my bed, thinking of my son, my two brothers and both of my nephews. I thought of losing them and feeling a level of helplessness.

What I have learned is that there are some who refuse to acknowledge the systemic racism that exists in this country. So now we have to call them out. If you hear or see someone endorse bigotry and racism, tell them it is wrong, call the company they work for and let them know what their employee is doing.

Let them know you will not stand for it, and you will not support their business until they take action and let others know you will not stand for it, as well. If you have supported a business and you see their owner posting racist comments on Facebook and Instagram stories, stop using their services.

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