This is a compilation of lists of black owned establishments. I thank all the websites below for making this information readily available!
“Just as a family is strengthened by each member of the family making a contribution amongst one another, so to is the community strengthened by each member of the community trading and doing business amongst themselves”
Unemployment has always plagued the black community more so than any other community within the social spectrum of America. Just as we, as a courageous black generation has taken upon ourselves the dire responsibility to stand up to the unjust killings of black men and women, under #BLACKLIVESMATTER, we should understand that for our lives to have prestige within society, we must also take the responsibility to secure our economic growth. Why do i say this- The reasoning is clear. Without economic stability, You have very little life to matter, and crime within your community will increase. Statistics have shown throughout modern history that wherever you find poverty, you find high rates of crime. Wherever, you find high rates of crime, you find great injustice perpetrated upon the members of that community at the hand of those whom deem you humanly, educationally, socially, and economically inferior. So i say to you again, if black lives are to matter, black owned should also matter.
I do not intend to lessen the importance of the black lives matter movement. I simply want to make it known that our black lives become more secure if we add the mindset of economic growth, along with this movement.
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Black Owned Extension (Download)
(This downloadable extension suggests Black Owned alternatives based on your website search)
Black Owned Directory ( by state/category):
APP FOR THE U.K.: http://cantoo.org.uk/
Black Owned E-Commerce Website:
(buy from multiple black owned stores, for everything from clothing to toilet paper)
Black Owned Social Media & Networking:
Black Owned App to Find Local Businesses:
Black owned App to fight Gentrification:
List of Black Owned Banks (By State):
Black Owned Credit Unions:
Black Owned Online Tax Company:
Black Owned Grocery Stores & Farms:
6 Black owned Barbeque Spots: https://t.co/oN1uRYiYOd
Buy Food From Black Farmers Online:
Black Owned Grocery Brands and Options:
Black Owned Restaurants by City:
NYC and Brooklyn
(If your city is not listed, please view the directories above)
Black Owned Book Stores:
Black Owned Educational Resources:
Atlanta Gifted Academy Pre K- 8th Grade
Students are taught STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, learn Spanish and Mandarin, and have access to music lessons and other services not available in traditional schools.
Freedom Home Academy
11331 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL
School of Literacy Pre-School (for 2, 3 and 4 year olds)
located at 8149 S. Stony Island in Chicago, IL.
The Ashaki Bochum-Kline Institute of Advanced Learning (for 5 year olds)
located at 9535 S. Stony Island in Chicago, IL.
Freedom Home Academy
15400 Grand River
Detroit MI 48227
The Black Financial Leadership Bootcamp for Children:
Black Owned Theaters:
Open Rivers Studios (Georgia)
Coco Studios (Atlanta, Gerorgia)
The Lincoln Motion Picture Company in Omaha, Nebraska
Black Owned Automobile Manufacturing:
Black Owned Doll Manufacturers:
Black Owned Greeting Cards:
Black Owned Hotel Directory:
Black Owned Luxury hotels:
Black Owned Wineries:
Black Owned Travel & Accomodations:
Airforable enables you to book flights for a deposit upfront,
and the rest in installments before your departure date.
Black Owned Magazine Companies:
Black owned Household Product Brands:
Black Owned Paper Company:
Bathroom tissue, paper towels, garbage bags, & other household products
Black owned Mouthwash & Laundry Products:
Mouthwash and detergent brands: http://blog.blackbusiness.org/2016/08/black-owned-toilet-paper-mouthwash-laundry-detergent-brands.html#.WEl9hPkrKM8
Black Owned Beauty Supply Stores:
Black Owned Spas:
Black Owned Hair Care Brands:
We sell all natural hair, body and facial care products at perfectlyunaltered.com Download a brochure here!
( * Carol’s Daughter is no longer black owned)
Black Owned Nail Polish and Make Up Brands:
-O So Dollish (relauncging)
-Lenora Nail Colors
-WAH London (UK based)
-Adore Her Nails
-Polished Nail Colors
-Vane Polish (International)
-Princess M Nail polish
-G-Merc Lacquer (relaunching)
-25th & June
-K2 Nail Paint
-Nasty Nails LLC
-Poilseed Colors Llc
-Get Your Nails D.I.D
-The Lip Bar (as seen on Shark Tank)
-JD Glow Cosmetics
Black Owned Skincare/ Black Friday Deals
Black Owned Subscription Boxes:
Black Sorority Subscription Box:
Black Hair Vendors:
Black Owned Clothing:
Black Owned HandBag Selling Companies:
Black Owned Shoe Companies:
Black Owned Footwear for Diabetics!
Black Owned Lingerie Company:
8 more! http://www.mycoloures.com/2015/02/9-black-owned-lingerie-brands-you.html?m=1#axzz4SQswa3S1
Black Owned Jewelry Shops on Etsy:
Black Owned Jewelry Companies:
Black Owned Businesses For Gift & Holiday Shopping:
Black owned Blog that Highlights Black owned Businesses Around the Globe
(Like their blog)
Black Owned Crowdfunding Websites:
NEW YORK CITY
Black Owned Nail Salons
Black Owned Restaurants
Black Owned in The UK
Community Of Black Business Owners CANADA
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I challenge everyone to pick a category and only buy black owned for a year! If you want to pledge, leave a comment below. I am using only black owned hair care for a year!
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