Changing the Narrative

The Black Wall Street Forward initiative is modeled on the pillars that made Durham’s original Black Wall Street successful, and aims to continue the legacy of this vibrant work by supporting and catalyzing local leaders, Black business owners, and champions.

Congrats to our May E3 Durham Entrepreneur of the Month! Learn more about Isabella Eala and Isabella Eala Photography.


“Our experience with Forward Cities as the first stop of the E3 tour surpassed my expectations in terms of the content, community response and the commitment to making change.”

– Jill Jolicoeur in Douglas County, KS

Join us in empowering and supporting E3 Durham entrepreneurs, founders, and small business owners to ensure a thriving and equitable small business community in Durham, NC.