Sharifah Hardie, the talk show host raising $1.5 billion for Black businesses

Sharifah Hardie is an American entrepreneur, influencer, business consultant, Candidate for Senate, and media personality. She is also behind the crowdfunding platform Support My Black Business. 

Hardie launched the Support My Black Business platform to help local Black businesses to generate funding. In this regard, she intends to raise $1.5 billion to support struggling Black businesses across the United States.

The outdooring of Support My Black Business comes on the heels of COVID-19-related challenges that have disrupted the global economy and disproportionately hit Black businesses.