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Support Black-owned businesses in Delaware with these social media graphics

With all eyes on social media, here's one way to boost awareness.

(Image by Annie Estes)

This editorial article is a part of Racial Equity Month of's editorial calendar.

In February, we compiled a list of Black-owned businesses in Delaware, from Wilmington to Rehoboth, which we’ve been adding to as people contact us with additions.

As people are looking for ways to support Black-owned businesses in Delaware right now, as Black Lives Matters protests continue globally, a graphic designer from Newark named Annie Estes reached out to us to ask if she could turn the list into Instagram-friendly graphic tiles.

“I wanted to do this because redirecting your wealth towards supporting black businesses is an easy way anyone can help close the racial wealth gap, celebrate black influence in our communities, strengthen our local economy, and fight against systemic racism,” Estes said.

Download the slides below, then you can make them into a slideshow on Instagram, a thread on Twitter or a photo post on Facebook. You can also link back to the original post, which will continue to be updated. If you would like a business added to the list, drop a line to

Series: Racial Equity Month 2020

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