The community has begun to increase its support of Black-owned restaurants financially due to the heightened awareness of the inequities Black businesses face.
The rate of Black homeownership in the United States is the lowest among all racial groups. Local real estate agents are working with a national organization to help close the gap.
Miller runs a department at CommonSpirit that is responsible for equity initiatives, including race and ethnicity data collection pertaining to COVID-19 and how to better serve communities.
Many brands are taking a stand with Black Lives Matter and against racial injustice through public statements, marketing and corporate activism.
Many people have been actively promoting the patronization of Black-owned businesses as an act of social justice capitalism.