Strategist’s 198 Black-Owned Businesses to Support #BuyBlackFriday #BlackOwnedFriday
Back in February the folks over at Strategist updated their directory of Black-owned businesses to include businesses they had been purchasing from. The list is NYC based, so if you’re in town this list should prove very helpful!
To make it easier to browse and give you plenty of ways to show support, we’ve sorted the 198 brands into seven different categories: beauty brands, bookstores, clothing and accessories, food and drink, fitness, home décor, and gift shops and beyond. We acknowledge that this list is far from complete and skews toward New York City–based businesses (where most of our team is located), but we will continue to update and add more national and non–New York local businesses moving forward.
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