As the community closes out Black History Month, Friendship Church seeks to highlight over 30 local black entrepreneurs who are members of their church and community. The Church will give these entrepreneurs an opportunity to sell their products and services to the community.
Black History Month
The New York Rens were the first all-black fully professional African-American owned basketball team, formed in Harlem in 1923. That year, basketball manager Robert “Bob” Douglas made a deal with Harlem real estate developer William Roach, the owner of the new Renaissance Ballroom and Casino.