STORIES

RISE STORIES

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
VIDEO SERIES

Comcast Business presents: Black History Month – Small Business Spotlight, a video series featuring Comcast RISE recipients.

Philadelphia

Maleek Jackson Fitness

Maleek Jackson Fitness Boxing Gym offers basic boxing education than anyone can grasp.

Boston

Little Celebrations

Little Celebrations: Children’s Event Rentals works with event planners to provide fun for kids.

Boston

Spark FM: Online Radio

Spark FM uses online radio to give back resources and attention in the Black community.

Maryland

Muse 360 Arts

Muse 360 Arts provides high level artistic training to young people in the Baltimore, Maryland area.

Washington D.C.

R.McGhee and Associates

R.McGhee and Associates is an architectural firm that specializes in historical preservation in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

DC Urban Living

DC Urban Living is a full-service real estate company that assists clients in locating the perfect property for their needs.

Maryland

Maximum Fitness: 24/7

Vaughn Whitfield’s passion for fitness led him to open Maximum Fitness 24/7, a full-service fitness club Maryland.

THE REBOUND
VIDEO SERIES

NBCLX, a Comcast network, features the REBOUND video series—a collection of videos showcasing how small businesses are faring throughout the coronavirus pandemic and how they are bouncing back during these unprecedented times. The resiliency of these local entrepreneurs shines as they all work to chart a new future for their businesses and communities. Future episodes in the REBOUND video series may include Comcast RISE Recipients.

Miami

Next Step Training

Through persistence and dedication, this Miami-based program is finding ways to keep their business alive.

Chicago

Luella’s Southern Kitchen

From shutting down to reopening and finding new ways to adapt, this Chicago dining favorite continues to bring comfort to the community.

Philadelphia

Harriett’s Bookshop

Discover what happens when this Philadelphia entrepreneur opens a bookstore focused on female activists of color, just months before the pandemic hits.