Meet the South Side friends behind America’s first Black-owned bread company

Three Kenwood Academy grads share their recipe for business success and thoughts on the nation’s racial wealth gap.

Meet the South Side friends behind America’s first Black-owned bread company
Meet the South Side friends behind America’s first Black-owned bread company

Meet the South Side friends behind America’s first Black-owned bread company

Three Kenwood Academy grads share their recipe for business success and thoughts on the nation’s racial wealth gap.

The Black Lives Matter protests and social unrest of 2020 spotlighted long-ignored inequalities in America, including economic discrimination. That’s what motivated three South Side friends to launch the nation’s first Black-owned bread company.

GUEST: Jamel Lewis, Charles Alexander and Mark Edmond: co-owners of Black Bread Company