There’s never been a better time to put your money where your mouth is, so back up those calls for equality and visibility by supporting Black-owned businesses and Black creators in our community. In addition to running a Riviera Beach–based charity called Suits for Seniors, which empowers local youth to take charge of their future, Jervonte “Tae” Edmonds is also the author of Adventures of the Rich and Famous. This children’s book aims to open minds through lessons about dreaming big and believing in yourself.
Follow up story hour with a visit to Café Sweets Bakery, a Southern-style sweet spot in downtown West Palm Beach. When it comes to e-commerce, I’m filling up my cart with everything from La Botica’s handcrafted vegan candles to top-quality olive oils by EXAU. Husband-and-wife team Giuseppe Morisani and Skyler Mapes paired his heritage as a third-generation Italian olive oil producer and her background in the wine industry to create a suite of luscious and lauded oils. Now that’s amore!