It’s become a tradition. Stephen Green and Built Oregon share images and stories of Black founders, daily, throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month. And then I come along and try to capture all of that content in one place so that you have it in an easy to access format — all year long. They’ve done their part. Now, it’s all on me. That’s how the tradition goes.Read More
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Black History Month 2022 recap: Celebrating amazing Black Oregon businesses
If Stephen Green and Built Oregon are going to share stories of amazing Black founders and businesses in Portland and throughout Oregon every day of Black History Month, then I’m going to provide a recap of those posts for posterity. That’s how the tradition goes.Read More
Revisiting Black History Month 2021
It’s become an annual tradition for Stephen Green to spend the month of February featuring one amazing Black business every day on Twitter in honor of Black History Month. A few years ago, Built Oregon joined the effort. And then my part of the annual tradition has become capturing all of the tweets in a single post. So let’s take a look at Black History Month 2021.Read More
A Kids Book About releases a discounted Black History Month bundle
If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a few titles from A Kids Book About, now would be the time to do it. Although “a few” may be an understatement. The A Kids Book About Black History Month bundle features 13 titles.Read More
Celebrating Black owned Oregon businesses during Black History Month
It’s become a bit of tradition around here. Started by Stephen Green and accompanied by the Built Oregon social media presence, February is focused on helping to raise the visibility of some of the amazing Black owned businesses in Oregon — startup or otherwise. As always, I’ll compile a recap at the end of the month. But if you’d like to follow along, day by day, that would be awesome.Read More
Missing the daily Black History Month tweets about Portland founders? Me too. Relive them.
I’ve really grown quite fond of this tradition that Stephen Green started. Where once a day, throughout the month of February, Stephen has taken the opportunity to highlight one black Portland business for Black History Month. And this year, it got even better. Because Built Oregon joined in. And because we got an extra day.Read More
A teaser for the upcoming Black History Month recap
It’s become a bit of tradition that Silicon Florist gets the opportunity to recap Stephen Green‘s month full of tweets about black owned businesses in Portland. Here’s a teaser for what’s in store.
Black History Month recap: A celebration of awesome black businesses in Portland
We’ve come to the end of another Black History Month here in Portland. And if you’ve been following along with Stephen Green on Twitter, then you’ve likely caught his efforts to feature a bunch of awesome black businesses in Portland throughout the month. I tried to grab them all in case you want to have them all for quick reference.
Two opportunities to celebrate black entrepreneurs as part of Black History Month
Hopefully, you’ve all been tuning in to Stephen Green’s tweets highlighting some amazing black entrepreneurs in Portland. It’s become a tradition designed to help celebrate Black History Month. This year, however, the celebration isn’t just virtual. On the last day of the month, there will be two in person opportunities to celebrate Black History Month and the black entrepreneurs in our community.
Looking to support black owned businesses? Stephen Green continues a Black History Month tradition
Truth be told, it’s always entertaining to tune in to Stephen Green’s Twitter feed. You wouldn’t expect any less from the unofficial mayor of Portland. And for the past few years, it’s also been incredibly educational and inspiring to keep track of his tweets during February. Because that’s Black History Month. Which Stephen uses as an opportunity to highlight a number of black entrepreneurs and black owned businesses in our region.