Black Silicon is a Non-Profit Organization and Community Development Entity that bridges together holistic ecocultural solutions for the disenfranchised "Black" community.
An Off the grid ECo-Cultural Incubator For "Black" business and Industry
The Black community as a whole is facing a economic crisis that performative activism can't fix, and we're here to help.
WE ADVOCATE FOR EQUITY, INNOVATING THROUGH LIVED CONTEXT
The Wealth gap has tripled
since 1984. Many Promises,
We are incarcerated 6x more. We are the primary targets of
the Prison Industrial Complex.
Biggest wealth increase for
billionaires in the last 31 years,
due to a global pandemic.
Pre-Pandemic, top researchers predicted that by 2053
Black Wealth will be zero.
We need a financial epicenter
The "Black" Dollar makes up 1.3 trillion dollars in spending power AND NEEDS CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE"
Deprived of ownership of our own inventions, we are
40x less likely to be issued a patent.
Our household median income has raised a mere 10% since 1990 despite inflation.
"Black" households average 1% of the wealth held by "White" people
When employed with the same qualifications "Black" people make 10% of the income "White" people make, are 2x less likely to be employed when meeting the same standards and are 99% less likely to be given the equal opportunities needed to qualify for the industrial standards.
Initiative: Eco-Culture Campus
Black silicon's "Black" innovation campus is An Eco-cultural solutions center
for solving systemic inequality
WE PROVIDE GRANTS FOR "BLACK" INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE
The tribe has spoken.
Black Culture is dedicated to freedom, not just freedom to ride on the highway pursuit to happiness, but the freedom to be who you truly are and build intentional communities.
The evolution of "Black American" culture was rooted in ancient cultural aphorisms and traditions. By the turn of the 20th century, former slaves and their descendants had amassed 14 million acres of land. Black agriculture was a powerhouse; per capita there were more black farmers than white farmers. But by the turn of the 21st century, 90 percent of that land was lost. Cultural legacy is wealth, we're building a pro Black Cultural Epicenter.