Cascade Media Group covering The K.C. chapter of the Black United Front is celebrating LeonThriftway. The first African American grocery in K.C .6th Annual Buy Black August at Leon’s Thriftway again this year. Mr. Stapleton, 93 years young owns and operates the nation’s oldest operating Black-owned grocery store on the U.S. Today, we honored him with a street naming ceremony spanning 21 intersections. He’s been a pillar in this community for 50 years.
Let’s continue to show our appreciation by supporting the store to help it thrive and flourish into expansion. We are kicking off today through December…50 for 50. We are asking you to spend $50 or more with Leon’s Thriftway in honor of them being in business for 50 years! It’s up to us now…LET’S DO — at Leon’s Thriftway.