ATX Black Wall Street: Kicking It Supports Black-Owned Businesses and Huston-Tillotson
ATX Black Wall Street was a gathering of black-owned businesses and vendors paying homage to the Black Wall Street of the past. This event was aimed at generating revenue for...
ATX Black Wall Street was a celebration of black entrepreneurship and a tribute to the historic Black Wall Street in Oklahoma. The event was hosted by Kicking It, and it brought together black-owned businesses and vendors from all over Austin to showcase their products and services. The goal was to support these businesses by generating revenue while also highlighting Huston-Tillotson University and Kicking It's commitment to building a thriving black community in Austin.
The event was a huge success, with a large turnout and positive feedback from attendees and participants alike. In addition to supporting black-owned businesses, ATX Black Wall Street also raised funds for Huston-Tillotson's scholarship fund. Kicking It added the sum of the event's proceeds to their annual scholarship fund, which provides financial assistance to deserving students at the university.
The event was held on the campus of Huston-Tillotson, Austin's only historically black college and university (HBCU), on December 19th, 2020. It was a powerful demonstration of the strength and resilience of the black community in Austin, and it showcased the creativity and entrepreneurship of black-owned businesses in the city.
ATX Black Wall Street is just one example of the many ways that Kicking It is working to support and uplift the black community in Austin. By hosting events like this and partnering with HBCUs like Huston-Tillotson, Kicking It is creating opportunities for black entrepreneurs and students to succeed and thrive. As the saying goes, "when we support black businesses, we support black families, black communities, and black futures.