The Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information The Oakland Black Business Fund is the only Black led fund that produces business grants and large investments, to address the co-ordinated lack of capital investment that goes into Black businesses. Co-founder of OBBF Trevor Parham is an … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

Trevor Parham of the Oakland Black Business Fund Talks About Philanthropy in the Black Community, Following Last Year’s “Justice for Floyd George-Breonna Taylor Rebellions”

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Small Black businesses, locally and all over the nation, have taken an economic beating because of the nearly year-long Covid 19 shelter-in-place mandate, which has starved them of the expected consumer cash, with no end in sight. … Continue readingTrevor Parham of the Oakland Black Business Fund Talks About Philanthropy in the Black Community, Following Last Year’s “Justice for Floyd George-Breonna Taylor Rebellions”

The Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time

By JR Valrey Three out of four Black businesses are expected to close permanently, because they will not be able to weather the seemingly-unending financial storm that COVID’s shelter in place, and closure of non-essential businesses has created, since the March 12th shutdown. As businesses … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time