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Local Black Owned Businesses and Causes to Support


Brown and Coconut - Is a line of botanical-based skin care products created by Boston sisters Letisha and Zeena Brown

Trillfit - Founded by Heather White who opened the hip-hop fitness studio in Boston’s Mission Hill location in 2018 “to get fit and ultimately feel happier in my own skin”

Trust Therapeutics, LLC - A behavioral health group practice offering mental health and psychiatric services to youth, college students, and professionals in Boston, founded by Lisa L. Robinson

Anointed Hands Massage & Spa Essentials - In Randolph, owned by Diana Gethers, offers


Eye & Eye Optics - Full-service eyewear specialty boutique in Dorchester, run by father and son duo Bobin Nicholson and Tariq Nicholson.

Fawn Over Me - Provides baby products created by Christine Brown in Worcester, who also makes masks.

Tafari Wraps - In Boston, was founded by designer Imani McFarlane and offers a line of African head wraps, head-wrapping services, and educational workshops.

TCS Sportswear - Owned by Aaron Higginbottom and Ralph Sanon, is a company in Boston that designs and supplies sports apparel for schools and local businesses.

Schnelle Cares - In Boston and creates masks. A portion of the sales are donated to the Boston Resiliency Fund.

Villeside Customs - Custom apparel and signage shop in Somerville owned by Jabir Ducasse.

Final Touch With Class Boutique - A retail shop owned by the Hardaway family in Boston, was named 2017 Business of the Year by Mayor Marty Walsh at the annual Mayor on Main Street awards ceremony


The Other Boston - Founded by Genevieve Angelique, is a curated list of weekly events aimed to connect Boston’s Black community. Angelique also recently launched a t-shirt line with the goal of showing Black Boston pride.

Spark FM - Plays urban and Caribbean music and was created by Danielle Johnson, the first Black woman in Boston to own an all-digital radio station, “to empower the underserved voice of the community”.

Pulse 24/7 - An online booking system and scheduling app founded by Andy Jacques, helps business owners in the service industry manage bookings, operations, and payments.

LiteWork Events - A social events platform run by Farrah Belizaire, aims to bring networking opportunities for young urban professionals.

Jamoji App LLC - In Boston, founded by Colleen Hall, is a Jamaican lifestyle emoji app that includes cultural expressions, phrases, food, and places.

Cleartech Group - a 2020 minority-owned small business of the year, this Leominster-based firm specializes in providing technical assistance to small- and medium-sized businesses in Massachusetts



Deliver Wash - Full-service laundry delivery service in Boston, owned by Dion McKinley and Kamau Roulhac.

Fire Code Design - Roxbury-based fire protection company founded by Ronnette Taylor in 2006 who is “the first black woman to run a plumbing and fire protection company in Massachusetts”.

Grace Cleaning Co. - In Milton, owned by Lakeisha Harewood, is a cleaning service for residents in Greater Boston.

UHM Properties -  Full-service property management company in Dorchester, owned by J. Kevin Bynoe, Sheila Harper, and Patricia Farr.


Sly’s Barbershop - In Cambridge, where Sly Dunbar and assistant Cliff Anderson have been named among the best barbershops in Boston and best low-priced barber shops in Cambridge

Simply Erinn’s Unisex Hair Salon - In Cambridge, is owned by Erinn Danielle, who connected with clients through video consultations and delivered hair products during the shop’s closure due to the pandemic

The Private Office Barbershop - In Hyde Park, a barbershop that offers haircuts and customized designs owned by Sandler Lacoste, a.k.a Dr. Boogs the Barber, MD

Hair It Is Barbershop - owned by Daniel Garcia-Decoteau, is a family-owned unisex shop in Mattapan

House of Colour Salon - Luxury hair salon in Boston co-owned by Jacqui Che and Jensy Padilla

Bonita Hair Salon - In Somerville. Owned by Nailah Montalvo and offers hair, makeup, and other services for both women and men.



A Maven’s World Lifestyle Brand - Founded by Anna Foster. Business coaching, marketing, and strategy platform that organizes the annual Maven Conference, one of the largest conferences in Boston for women of color.

Black Market - Pop-up marketplace in Roxbury’s Nubian Square owned by Kai and Christopher Grant that focuses on economic justice, arts and culture, and civic engagement

Giselle’s Flowers & Gifts - Small florist shop in Roxbury owned by Antonietta Barros, whose designs are featured in private homes, offices, and at special events

OneUnited Bank - In Boston, is the “largest Black-owned bank in America,” and committed to serving low/moderate income communities and increasing financial literacy, with additional office locations in Los Angeles and Miami

Pure Oasis - In Dorchester, Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop, is co-owned by Kobie Evans and Kevin Hart, the first economic empowerment applicants to open a pot shop in Massachusetts

The Green Lady Dispensary - On Nantucket, is a marijuana dispensary owned by Rupert and Nicole Campbell

Spokehouse – Bowdoin Bike School - An instruction-based community bicycle shop in Dorchester owned by Noah Hicks

Reconciled Business Services LLC - In Waltham, founded by accountant and tax strategist Rebecca Merzius, offers accounting services to individuals and businesses

Wisdem LLC - Founded by Stephen L. Ball, provides career advising and college admissions consulting services to clients in Greater Boston and beyond through Zoom and in-person meetings

The Williams Agency - In Cambridge, is a marketing and event planning firm founded by Nicola Williams, who produces several regional events such as the Boston Local Food Festival, Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest, and Boston Jerkfest, and serves on the board of the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

Studio 24 Graphix & Printing - in Boston, billed as one of the largest full-service print shops in New England, is run by president and founder Ansy Chevalier

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