Black business owners in San Antonio weigh in on current climate in America
SAN ANTONIO The demonstrations that followed the killing of George Floyd were historic. Tens of thousands of people across the nation marched against racism and police violence. The Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to transform a nation from its racists roots to a nation that is equal and just, has gained momentum. Local Black business owners say theyre happy with the recent support from the community, but hope this movement leads to real change. Watch the video in the above player to hear more from Black business owners.
How the push to support black-owned businesses has impacted a San Antonio area winery
SPRING BRANCH, Texas The national push to support black-owned businesses has impacted a San Antonio area winery in a positive way. I mean people come out of the woodwork from Austin, from Houston, from Dallas, from San Antonio and its been great, said Sheila Adams. San Antonio photographers, business owners share conflicts theyve faced as biracial coupleYou can also order wine on their website if you live in Texas. The push to support black-owned or minority-owned businesses came after the death of George Floyd, which prompted a national conversation about racial justice and inequities. We know that black-owned businesses dont always survive, said Sheila.