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Loevy & Loevy Lawsuit

While Congress has passed the CARES Act, small black businesses have been left out of funding, shut out of SBA Disaster Loans and the lauded Payroll Protection Program with Affirmative Action removed from contracts. The leadership and members of ILBCC are working with Loevy & Loevy law firm in taking on banks that discriminate against minority-owned businesses. Though some banks have been engaging in racially discriminatory practices for centuries, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has thrust these practices into the spotlight. [read more]

“We must ensure our congressional representatives are fighting for the interest of Illinois black businesses. As this pandemic continues as predicted, the devastation and loss of black businesses will be significant — catastrophic — if we do not fight for equity and equality now,” said Larry Ivory, ILBCC President. [read more]

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Larry Ivory, Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce president, talks about the economic impact of the coronavirus as well as the CARES Act on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with Rev. Al Sharpton March 28, 2020.

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce

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We Promote A Strong Minority Business Environment.

Building Black Businesses

The Illinois State Black Chamber Of Commerce (ILBCC) is the largest, most active voice for black businesses in the state. Incorporated in 1997, ILBCC is a member of the National Black Chamber Of Commerce. Founded by President and CEO Mr. Larry D. Ivory, ILBCC promotes job creation and growth among Black-owed businesses.

We have emerged as a leading advocate and go to agency for many state and local entities as well as corporations in order to propagate these very principles. Through our strong membership and network base of local chapters and businesses, we proactively work to promote a healthier business environment and to economically empower black communities through capitalistic enterprise, entrepreneurship & endeavor.

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce

Providing a business path with purpose

ILBCC is an advocate for black, minority, disadvantaged, veteran, disabled, women, LGTBQ and other overlooked communities. Join us today as a member and/or sponsor!

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