Watch: Celebrate Juneteenth with Draze’s third annual ‘Building Black Wealth’ – MyNorthwest

In what has become an annual Juneteenth celebration of Black businesses, Seattle rapper and KIRO Newsradio guest host Draze are hosting a live virtual marketplace for the third annual ‘Building Black Wealth.’ The event is streaming live on the KIRO Newsradio Facebook page, Laila Ali’s Facebook page, and on

The discussion will feature Black businesses and entrepreneurs taking over their industries, such as: Kutula, Boon Boona Coffee, B. Stuyvesant Champagne, Kelewele, Beyond Bodi, and Ujamaa Lighting.

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“The Northwest has in many ways been a leader when it comes to pushing the envelope towards equality,” Draze said. “Building Black Wealth is the next step towards ensuring Black communities are properly supported. Not with handouts, but as entrepreneurs and contributing members of our society.”

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