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

 

Cornerstone Projects:

(1)  Annual Blackout Conference

(2)  Recycle the Black Dollar Directory for Black-owned businesses

(3)  Harriett Tubman $20 Bill Campaign

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As a millennial, with a foundation rooted in advocacy for nearly two decades, I am 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, I believe, it is OUR time to take the helm and steer the ship toward economic justice, community power, and generational wealth. The year 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
Founder, President & CEO

Our Team

Founder, President & CEO

Chantel Clea Goins

"The Recycle The Black Dollar creates an ecosystem that allows us to embrace our own brilliance."

Production Manager

Quincy Bates

Chief Financial Officer

Abracena Carter

"As a product of the 1960s, I was never given real opportunities to know wealth let alone build it. I'm changing the narrative so our dollars are valued and renewed."

Senior Events & Exhibit Manager

Mellisa Smith

Chief Technical Officer

Marion Rucker

"I support Recycle the Black Dollar because this is my way to be the change I want to see in the world."

"Recycle The Black Dollar is a change agent that can reveal the degree of our sustainability as a community."

"Recycle The Black Dollar creates an ecosystem that allows us to embrace our own brilliance."

Dr. Keila Foster

"I believe the Black community has immense financial power, especially young entrepreneurs."

Nathan M. Goins

"My parents are teaching me the importance of investing in my community. Even as a kid I can do my part to Recycle The

Black Dollar."

"I support Recycle The Black Dollar because Black lives depend on it."

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Jeannette Murdaugh

"It’s time to promote black economics and support  building our own empires. Y’all ready to show up and show out? I am!"

Ernest Walker

"Recycle The Black Dollar is a needed entity in our community."

Andonia Singletary-Benton

"We need resources like RTBD. The directory will ensure Black wealth comes full circle within the Black community."

Bethany Criss

Our Ambassadors

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.

Rev. Stephen A. Green

Andrea Brown

Our Logo

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 advocate to have Black representation on one (1) of the seven (7) currency bills.

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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.

GREEN

Black excellence and the Power of the Black community.

BLACK

The bloodshed of Black people over the last 400 years.

RED

Reduce

Reduce the volume in which money and resources leave the black community.

Recycle

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

Reclaim

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

Reuse

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

Our Goals

Our Mission