Brian Williams Makes it Easy For Consumers to Buy Black

PurchaseBlack.com is an e-commerce hub for black businesses

PurchaseBlack.com Founder Brian Williams

“Buying black” became popular in the African American community as an economic self-help goal just a few years ago in 2012. But for Brian Williams it was more than a trend. It was around this time that Williams got the idea for a black e-commerce hub and he founded PurchaseBlack.com, a curated website where consumers can spend their money with black businesses, shortly thereafter.

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On Monday, November 23, Williams took time out of his busy schedule to have a Twitter chat with Black Enterprise. The chat was sponsored by Walmart. Check out some highlights below: