RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Zumbi dos Palmares University in São Paulo has launched the ShopBlack e-commerce platform, an online store selling products and services to black small business entrepreneurs. The tool emerges as an alternative in the current economic crisis context, with high unemployment and a reduced emergency aid.
According to José Vicente, dean of the university and project developer, the goal is to empower and boost entrepreneurship among the university's students, their relatives, and the black community in general.
"We have been researching this perspective of community economic circularity for a long time, that is, the . . .