Last Thursday one black man made a black woman a hell of a lot of money! Together they made one white led corporation a lot of money too!

James Wright Chanel’s posted an animated review of the Patti LaBelle Pie. Basically the review went viral and threw the pie sales into orbit.

Walmart sold out this weekend and is struggling to end the drought! They are reportedly working as hard as possible to get the pies back!

Walmart sold one pie per second for 72 hours straight last weekend and the pies which sell at $3.48 have been popping up on ebay for over $40!

Patti is in an interesting position now! The RnB legend could do something amazing to empower black business. We already wrote about how Selling $2.3 Million of pies Underscores the Power of Black Dollars

Patti Labelle’s Sweet Potato Pies

America WANTS these pies. Patti, or we guess who she appoints to do so in her company, controls where she sells these pies.

What if she decided to only stock small local black business. Hoardes would flood to these stores to buy every single pie, the gold rush would bring media attention, it would bring a spot light and a moment of empowerment… Who cares if Walmart makes another dime when small black business could get 15 mins of attention and potentially use this to springboard itself further.

What do you think? Should Patti make a stand and make this move?

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