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A Month of Buying Black!

Reports show that African American businesses grew by more than 400% in 2018 as compared to 2017. In order to continue this growth and to help maintain these businesses, we have curated this Black Business Crawl to make it easy for you to find and support Black owned business in Chicago and South Suburbs.

Every Saturday, beginning August 8th we will visit 1 of 5 Chicagoland areas to sip, shop and support featured Black owned businesses.  Each saturday will kick off at noon at a Flagship Black owned business, complete with DJ and libations and we will premier the list of businesses to support in that area.  We invite all to join us via car, caravan, bike, by foot or crawl for this impactful experience in unity.

Register Your Black Biz for the Crawl.

Businesses must reside in the Chicago and South Suburban Areas.

Count Me In to Sip, Shop & Support

I want to put my money where my mouth is!

Become a Volunteer/Ambassador

I would love to help find and spread the good news about Black owned businesses.

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100 + Black owned businesses

"Chicago, USA - September 8, 2012: Victory Monument in Bronzeville, Chicago. Located in Douglas, a community on the South Side. Erected 1927. Sculptor  Leonard Crunelle (born 1872, died 1944). Architect, John A. Nyden (born 1878, died 1932). People in the background."

5 Chicagoland Areas

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Thousands of supporters

August 8th Crawl

South Side Businesses

August 15th Crawl

East Side Businesses

August 22nd Crawl

West Side Businesses

August 22nd Crawl

North Side Businesses

August 29th Crawl

Suburban Businesses

South Side Businesses

How Does It Work?

Step 1: Gather your friends & family. View the map/list and travel to each business.

Step 2: If there is a special offer noted, mention that you’re apart of the #BlackBizCrawl to receive it during checkout.

Step 3: Upload a picture of your receipt on the Black Coin app.

Step 4: Those who visit and post the most Black-owned businesses during the crawl weekend will be entered to win a $500 Visa Gift Card.

Step 5: Have fun and #BuyBlack! Presented by TheBlackMall.com

Incentives

Giveaway
Those who visit and post the most Black-owned businesses during the crawl weekend will be entered to win a $500 Visa Gift Card.

Social Impact
We have an opportunity to help bring life back to businesses on the brinks of closure and awareness of new products of services to those who never knew these businesses existed all while stabilizing our economic ecosystem.

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