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‘These Major Platforms Don’t Offer Them’: Atlanta Couple’s Online Food Delivery Service Connects Shoppers with Black-Owned Farms and Grocery Stores | Atlanta Black Star

‘These Major Platforms Don’t Offer Them’: Atlanta Couple’s Online Food Delivery Service Connects Shoppers with Black-Owned Farms and Grocery Stores | Atlanta Black Star

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Ashley Williams, Atlanta Black Star

A new Atlanta-area food ordering and delivery service is helping customers support Black-owned businesses with just one click of a button. Rhandi and Jonathan Altidor launched the website The Better Buggy in June as people began staying home and out of the stores to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

While lots of food and grocery ordering apps offer a plethora of convenient options for at-home shopping and delivery, the couple realized the pandemic made smaller Black-owned farms and grocery stores much less accessible.

 

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The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) was incorporated as The National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc., in 1993. It is a nonprofitnonpartisannonsectarian organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities. Additionally, the organization indicates that it represents the views of its members regarding economic and political policy issues; domestically and internationally. It is organized as a 501(c) corporation and has at least 190 chapters within the United States. The NBCC also has international chapters in the BahamasBrazilColombiaGhana and Jamaica. As with all Chambers of Commerce, affiliate branches are committed to carrying out the goals of the main Chamber within their areas.

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However, the organization is largely funded by non-African American businesses on behalf of whose interests it often lobbies, such as the fossil fueltelecommunications, and tobacco industries, and has sometimes been accused of being a front group.

The National Black Chamber of Commerce is based in Washington, D.C.

Source – National Black Chamber of Commerce (Updated: 20 June 2020) Wikipedia. Available at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Black_Chamber_of_Commerce, (Accessed: 09 October 2020)

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