Black-Owned featuring the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards 6.25.22 @10 am, Downtown Cultural Arts Ctr.


Black America garners some $1.5 trillion in annual disposable income. Internationally, that’s more than the Gross Domestic Product of the 12th wealthiest nation on earth. The thing is, though, while we are top consumers who demonstrate phenomenal brand loyalty, we could do a whole lot better on the other end of the spectrum: Growing and supporting our own businesses!

Honestly, isn’t it time to be more intentional with our spending? Shouldn’t we all be doing more to support our Black-owned businesses?

We say “yes” and “yes” again!

Come out and attend “Black-Owned”. Support a Black-owned business. Meet some of the area’s most dynamic Black business owners. Network. And tell a friend!

Keynote: International Businessman & Developer Saafir Rabb

Other speakers include:

*Ericka Alston, Public Relations Specialist

*Quida Chancey, CEO, Smalltimore Homes

*Gregory Branch, Entrepreneur & CEO, Talley Ho Foundation

*Kwe Parker, Equity One Lending

*Calvin Watkins, Chosen Media

*Bishop Barry Chapman, Serial Entrepreneur

The event will also feature the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards. We celebrate Black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race.

The event will be LIVE-streamed on

Early Bird SPECIAL for vendors. RSVP to

*Business networking at its finest!