Black-Owned Restaurants and Businesses You Can Support Right Now
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This year has been trying for all of us, and it’s been especially difficult for black Americans, who have had to endure the worst of COVID-19 (, 33 percent of hospitalized patients were black compared to 18 percent in the community) while the restaurant industry “has suffered the most significant sales and job losses since the COVID-19 outbreak began.” A quick online search can probably help you find a list of black-owned restaurants in your city.
Since the Entrepreneur editorial offices are in , which provides not only a listing of businesses but stories and photos that offer a richer, fuller understanding of the people behind the brand. For example, you can read about , the co-owner and chef of Black Nile Seafood & Soul Food in Crown Heights, and why she loves being in
Similarly, the , which owes a lot to Kat Hong’s on the same topic. Helpfully, the list is sorted alphabetically by neighborhood, which means you should be able to find at least one option near you. If you’re in the downtown area, you might try , while is available in Hyde Park and is in Inglewood.
You can find similar articles for , or smaller cities that also need support like and .
Black-owned businesses you can support
It’s as easy as it’s ever been to support and buy from companies outside your community, too. Consider ordering your next book or purchasing beauty products . Marie Claire primarily in the fashion and beauty space you can support.
Still not finding anything? Try scrolling through , which offers a listing of thousands of black-owned businesses across the country in hundreds of different industries.
It’s essential that we look out for one another in difficult times, and supporting the businesses that make our communities unique and vibrant is a wonderful way to do that. Plus, you benefit from the services and offerings these businesses offer — it’s a win-win.