There’s a lot to be done when it comes to supporting the Black community. And supporting Black-owned businesses is now more important than ever.
The wellness market expanded from $3.7 trillion in 2015 to $4.5 trillion in 2018, according to the Global Wellness Institute, a non-profit organization focused on educating public and private sectors about preventative health and wellness.
However, the wellness industry as we know it often caters to white, affluent, and able-bodied communities. Communities of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are often excluded, despite the fact that many wellness practices are from those very communities.