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The Recycle The Black Dollar is an economic call-to-action for the Black community to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, and Reclaim resources in our community. Recycle The Black Dollar ecosystem allows us to embrace the brilliance of us, the excellence of us, the creativity of us, the strength of us, and the power of us.

Reduce the volume of money and resources leaving the Black community.

Recycle the Black dollar in the Black community exponentially longer than 6 hours.

Reuse the talents within the Black community to build and fortify economic justice and economic power.

Reclaim the lifecycle of the Black dollar that built Black Wall Street.


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As a millennial, with a foundation rooted in advocacy for nearly two decades, Chantel is driven by the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, "Our ancestors may have all come here on different ships, but we're in the same boat now." As an entrepreneur, Chantel believes, "it is OUR time to take the helm and steer the ship toward economic justice, community power, and generational wealth. 2020 has shifted the economic trajectory in favor of the Black community. This is the moment to reconstruct our history and build the movement for generational wealth, justice, and power.

Chantel Clea Goins

President, CEO and Founder


Recycle The Black Dollar is an economic call to action for the Black community to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, and Reclaim the resources in our community.

Our mission to fortify Black economic power and justice by connecting Black consumers to Black businesses.

Our Cornerstone Projects:

  1. Annual Blackout Conference

  2. Recycle The Black Dollar directory for
    Black-owned businesses.

  3. Harriet Tubman $20 bill campaign.

This is the moment to reconstruct our history

An African Proverb

"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far,

go together."


Green: Represents the African land that our ancestors were stolen from; as well as the American land that our ancestors slaved over to build this country.

Black: Black excellence and the Power of the Black community.

Red: The bloodshed of Black people over the last 400 years.


Represents RTBD's campaign for the Harriett Tubman’s $20 bill to actually enter the circulation of US currency. Black people spend $1.2 trillion annually and RTBD will advocacy to have Black representation on one (1) of the seven (7) currency bills.


The recycle symbol is used to illustrate the ecosystem that the Black community can sustain itself beyond measure. It is imperative that the larger community makes strategic decisions to stimulate and utilize resources in the Black community.

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