Shaquille O’Neal has teamed up with American Express to give Black Businesses $10 million. Yes, you read that right. According to reports Shaq and American Express want to help black owned businesses that are having a hard time getting back on their feet during this pandemic. Check out the details below:
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Former NBA great, #ShaquilleONeal is showing up for the Black community in a huge way. The 4x basketball champion recently unveiled a campaign to assist Black businesses recovering due to #COVID19. Shaquille O’Neal is partnering with American Express on the “Coalition to Back Black Businesses,” which is grant program designed to help Black-owned businesses get back on their feet. Shaq states: “Small businesses need our support now more than ever. Black businesses have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. You tell people, ‘stay in you house four months, don’t leave don’t go out.’ It’s a shame 40 million Americans have lost their jobs, but in these Black communities with Black businesses, a lot of people have lost their lifelong jobs. I’m happy to …” Full story on #theJasmineBRAND.com
This is an amazing program. If you or someone you know has a black owned business that needs a little help, we suggest you get on this!