NYS Cannabis Legislation + Economic Equity For Black People From Harlem To Hawaii

by Regina Smith and Maria Granville

New York State legalization advocates are rejoicing with the passing of MRTA (Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act). Continue Reading →

HBA Supported, MVP Accelerator Launches 100 Black-Owned Ventures Online

MVP Accelerator Inc. (“MVP”), a diversity-focused SBA Growth Accelerator, today announced its new “Equity Online Initiative” (“EOI”), a technical assistance program to launch 100 Black-owned e-commerce ventures in 2021 and 2022. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Borough President Talked The Talk And Walked The Walk-In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer talked the talk and walked the walk-in by dropping off masks to small businesses on Lenox Avenue from 130th to 120th Streets in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: From Black Wall Street To Today, It’s Time To Address The Systematic Devastation Of Black-Owned Businesses

By Regina Smith

Ninety-nine years ago this month, a murderous, racist mob looted and torched Black Wall Street, decimating Tulsa’s once-thriving African-American business district. Continue Reading →

RSVP For Black Entrepreneurs Forum 2019 At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

Harlem Business Alliance, HBA is partnering with the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to let you know about a new initiative the City is kicking off to help more Black-owned businesses start and grow in New York City. Continue Reading →


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