SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

We’ve sourced a list of amazing black-owned businesses for you to discover, including existing NY NOW and emerging brands.

Company Name: Earl Jones

Contact Name: Earl Jones

Address: Baltimore, Maryland

Website: https://esdzine.wordpress.com/ 

Company Name: Ecoslay

Contact Name: Adria Marshall

Website: https://www.ecoslay.com/ 

Company Name: Eden BodyWorks

Contact Name: Jasmine Lawrence

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://edenbodyworks.com/ 

Company Name: Effortless Composition

Contact Name: Brittiny Terry

Website: https://effortlesscomposition.com/ 

Company Name: Ekow Body Natural Skin Care

Contact Name: Candice Dormon

Website: https://ekowbody.com/ 

Company Name: Elements Of Aliel

Contact Name: LaKeisha Entsuah

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://www.elementsofaliel.com/ 

Company Name: Eleva Alma

Address: San Ramon, CA

Website: https://elevaalma.com/ 

Company Name: Elle Johnson

Contact Name: LaVonndra “Elle” Johnson

Address: Charlotte, NC

Website: https://www.ellejohnson.co/ 

Company Name: Elle West

Website: https://www.ellewest.co/ 

Company Name: Ellie Bianca

Contact Name: Evelyne Nyairo

Address: Calgary, Canada

Website: https://store.elliebianca.com/ 

Company Name: Elo Vegan Lifestyle

Contact Name: Timothy George

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://elolipcare.com/ 

Company Name: Elon Wick Candle Co.

Contact Name: Elondia Harden

Address: Savannah, GA

Website: https://elonwick.com/ 

Company Name: Emanate Essentials

Contact Name: Sha Hannah-Santo

Website: https://www.emanateessentials.com/ 

Company Name: EMel

Contact Name: Emma McRae

Address: London, UK

Website: https://emelbyemmam.com/ 

Company Name: Emolyne

Contact Name: Emolyne Ramlov

Address: Newcastle, UK

Website: https://www.emolyne.com/ 

Company Name: Epara Skincare

Contact Name: Ozohu Adoh

Address: London, England

Website: https://www.eparaskincare.com/ 

Company Name: Epi Logic

Contact Name: Chaneve Jeanniton

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.brooklynfaceandeye.com/epilogic-skincare 

Company Name: Equi Botanics

Contact Name: Ekwi Chukwuji-Nnene

Address: London, UK

Website: https://www.equibotanics.com/ 

Company Name: Eternally in Amber

Address: New York, NY

Website:  https://www.eternallyinambershop.com/ 

Company Name: Eu’Genia

Contact Name: Naa-Sakle Akuete/Eugenia Akuete

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://eugeniashea.com/ 

Company Name: Eu2Be

Contact Name: Charla Jones

Address: Boston, MA

Website: https://eu2be.com/ 

Company Name: Everly Organics

Contact Name: Melanie

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://everlyorganics.com/

Company Name: FANM DJANM

Contact Name: Paola Mathè

Website: https://www.fanmdjanm.com/ 

Company Name: Felicia Leatherwood Brush

Contact Name: Felicia Leatherwood

Website: https://brushwiththebest.com/ 

Company Name: Fenty Beauty

Contact Name: Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty)

Website: https://www.fentybeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Fertile Alchemy

Contact Name: Bri Braggs

Company Name: Flaunt Body

Contact Name: Cameron Moore

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://flauntbody.com/ 

Company Name: Folie Apothecary

Contact Name: Nikisha Riley

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FolieApothecary 

Company Name: Foxie Cosmetics

Contact Name: Kayla Phillips

Address: Nashville, TN

Website: https://foxiecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Frederick Benjamin

Contact Name: Michael James

Address: Manhattan, NY

Website: https://shop.frederickbenjamin.com/ 

Company Name: Free + True

Contact Name: Tami Blake

Address: Walnut Creek, CA

Website: https://freeandtrueskincare.com/ 

Company Name: Freres Branchiaux Candle Co

Contact Name: Celena Gill

Address: Indian Head, Maryland

Website: https://freresbranchiaux.com/ 

Company Name: Frigg

Contact Name: Kimberly Dillon

Address: Valley Village, CA

Website: https://www.getfrigg.com/ 

Company Name: Front & Scenter

Contact Name: Arielle Martin

Address: Detroit, MI

Website: https://www.frontandscenter.com/shop

Company Name: Garner’s Garden

Contact Name: Philip Garner

Address: Maryland, USA

Website: https://garnersgarden.com/

Company Name: Genesis Candle Company

Website: https://genesiscandlecompany.com/ 

Company Name: Get Your Nails Did

Contact Name: Adrienne Blanks

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.getyournailsdid.com/ 

Company Name: Gilded

Contact Name: Blair Armstrong

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://gildedbody.com/ 

Company Name: Gina Knight Wig Design

Contact Name: Gina Knight

Address: United Kingdom

Website: https://www.ginaknightwigdesign.co.uk/ 

Company Name: Girl + Hair

Contact Name: Dr. Camille Verovic

Website: https://www.girlandhair.com/ 

Company Name: Girl B Natural

Contact Name: ShantaQuilette Carter

Address: Dallas, TX

Website: https://www.girlbnatural.co/ 

Company Name: Give Me Glow Cosmetics

Contact Name: Brandy Davis

Address: Dallas, TX

Website: https://givemeglow.com/ 

Company Name: Glam Beautie Skincare

Contact Name: Racheal

Website: https://glambeautie.com/ 

Company Name: Glam Body, LLC

Contact Name: Danika Berry

Address: Texas, USA

Website: https://iamglambody.com/ 

Company Name: Glam Goth Beauty

Contact Name: Michelle Oblitey (“Marley”)

Website: https://glamgothbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Glamazon Beauty

Contact Name: Kim Baker

Address: New Brunswick, NJ

Website: https://www.glamazonbeautycosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Glō Girl Cosmetics

Contact Name: Tosca Hillman

Address: Oakland, CA

Website: https://www.glogirlcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Gloryscent

Contact Name: Rafaela Gonzales

Address: Massachussets

Website: https://gloryscent.com/ 

Company Name: Glow By Daye

Contact Name: Ranay Daye

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://www.glowbydaye.com/

Company Name: Glow by Shauna

Contact Name: Shauna Serwe

Address: Pacific Palisades, CA

Website: https://www.glowbyshauna.com/ 

Company Name: Glow Candle Bar

Contact Name: Brianna A.

Address: Huntersville, NC

Website: https://glowcandlebar.net/ 

Company Name: Gold Label Cosmetics

Contact Name: Gold Label Cosmetics

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.goldlabelcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: GOLDE

Contact Name: Trinity Mouzon Wofford

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://golde.co/ 

Company Name: Goldenroots Essentials

Contact Name: Fanta Kaba (“Dabo”)

Address: Bronx, NY

Website: https://www.goldenrootsessentials.com/ 

Company Name: Good Beaute’ Skincare

Contact Name: Kimberly Hairston-Hicks

Address: Flemington, NJ

Website: https://goodbeaute.com/ 

Company Name: GOODEE

Contact Name: Byron and Dexter Pear

Address: New York, NY 

Website: https://www.goodeeworld.com/pages/about-us 

Company Name: Goodnight Darling Co.

Contact Name: Aycee Brown

Address: Washington DC

Website: https://www.goodnightdarling.co/ 

Company Name: Grace Eleyae

Contact Name: Grace Eleyae

Address: Chino, CA

Website: https://www.graceeleyae.com/ 

Company Name: Grn Goods

Contact Name: Alexia Armbrister

Website: https://grngoods.co/ 

Amazing & Historic Black Entrepreneurship Stories

Black Wall Street, former byname of the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where in the early 20th century African Americans had created a self-sufficient prosperous business district. The term Black Wall Street was used until the Tulsa race riot of 1921. The name has also been applied more generally to districts of African American high economic activity. Read More

Pioneer And Philanthropist In Early Colorado: Traditionally, women’s philanthropic activities were tied to their husband’s wealth, but some women did it all by themselves. A freed slave, Clara Brown established a successful laundry business during the Colorado Gold Rush. She was a black pioneer, the first African American woman in Denver, a community leader and philanthropist. Read More

James Forten offers a fine example of a free black entrepreneur who took advantage of the business opportunities that came his way, channeled them into a considerable fortune, and used his wealth to further the abolitionist cause. Read More

Viola Desmond was a cosmetics pioneer for black women in Atlantic Canada. Following in the footsteps of her father, a Halifax barber, Ms. Desmond started out in business at a time when few beauty schools would accept black students. After training in Montreal, Atlantic City, and New York, she founded her own institution, Halifax’s Desmond School of Beauty Culture, selling her own line of hair and skin products across Nova Scotia. But on one business trip on Nov. 8, 1946, when her car broke down in New Glasgow, Ms. Desmond would become famous for another reason. Read More