Black Vision Fund: Deploying Capital To Black Business Will Reduce Wealth Gap | Jackson Free Press


The Black entrepreneurs run various businesses: a cleaning agency, a logistic and trucking company, a real-estate development agency, a health-care consultancy, a physical-therapist firm, a counseling firm, and ventures in podcasting, art, photography and catering. They all want to grow, individually and as a strong Black business community in Mississippi.

Altogether, 18 business owners gathered at The Synergy Link at 135 Bounds St. in the capital city on Sept. 17, 2021, to listen to Hope Credit Union Senior Credit Officer Danielle Ware and Vice President Dwight Rawls. Ware oversees the small businesses and commercial loans section for the organization. Rawls directs the company’s central Mississippi retail operation.

Mississippi Black Pages, a statewide platform for Black entrepreneurs to connect for exposure and development, organized the event as part of their monthly series tagged “Network your Net Worth Professional Mixer.”

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