Black-Owned Businesses

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Storefronts on a street in Flatbush, Brooklyn
Flatbush. Photo: Vincent Tullo

Black culture is integral to the identity of NYC, the city with the largest Black population in the U.S.

Its influence can be felt across the five boroughs in many forms: world-renowned music and style, a celebrated food scene, the visual and performing arts, live experiences, business owners, and all who lead the charge in keeping the City progressive, resilient, and safe.

Check out these Black-owned guides from our partners at NYC & Company:

Little Caribbean is home to the largest and most diverse Caribbean-American-LatinX community outside of the West Indies, making up 20% of New York City.

Located on the corridors of Flatbush, Church, Nostrand, and Utica Avenues, Little Caribbean is home to people, restaurants, and small businesses that come together to share social and cultural histories and futures.

From wellness centers and fashion boutiques to community-oriented coffee shops, these are some local Black-owned businesses Time Out New York loves.

From ice cream shops and party entertainers to clothing lines and craft studios, these selections from Time Out New York are perfect for your family.

Timeless stalwarts and new classics across all five boroughs are featured on this list from Thrillist.

This list of black-owned businesses in New York is a result of collaboration across Trippin‘s global community and is by no means exhaustive.

This digital guide is designed to raise customer awareness of small businesses in New York City as part of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s efforts to help local businesses recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

From fashion brands and interior design shops to yummy bakeries, Black-owned businesses help make New York the cultural epicenter that we love so much – plus they’re just awesome spots you really don’t want to miss out on.

Separated by borough, here’s a list of 25 Black-owned businesses from Secret NYC.

One tangible way you can support the Black community in NYC is by spending money at Black-owned restaurants.

Patronizing these businesses can help offset the unique challenges Black business owners face, bridge the racial wage gap, and reinvest in local communities.

Here are 85 Black-owned restaurants you can support in NYC right now, organized by borough and neighborhood, from Secret NYC.

New York Magazine/The Strategist first created this directory of (now almost 200) Black-owned businesses in June 2020, and recently updated it, focusing primarily on adding the brands Strategist staffers themselves have been buying from.

To make it easier to browse and give you plenty of ways to show support, they’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.

iHeartMedia is working to create a directory to make it easy to find and support Black-owned businesses in your area.

The Black Business Connector, formerly named The Big Black Book NYC, is a network of small business owners serving their communities & beyond with high quality products & services.

Black-Owned Brooklyn is a digital publication spotlighting Black-owned, Brooklyn-based businesses and the people behind them. 

The Black employees of Shopify invite you to discover 934 of the many Black-owned online stores powered by Shopify.

Find all kinds of Black-owned businesses in your neighborhood and online.

This mobile app can help you discover Black-owned restaurants, eateries, and events near you.

Eboneats is a food-themed directory and online community that hopes to become a central location where people can come together and support one another through culinary means.

Search their New York City black-owned business directory, find local news and events.

App & digital platform connecting consumers to Black-owned businesses.

Free, crowd-sourced, map-based tool that makes it easy to find and support local Black-owned businesses.

Select “New York” and “Black-owned” to view local Black-owned businesses in this directory from Start Small Think Big.

Connects Black-owned businesses with the customers, partners, and resources needed to succeed.

SunUp helps you find black-owned brick and mortar businesses in your area.

List of more than 30 Black-owned businesses on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill from Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Supporting Black communities is an ongoing effort that demands thoughtful, meaningful action.

DoorDash is committed to taking action through their product, platform, and resources.

 

A list of Black-owned businesses located throughout Lower Manhattan compiled by NoHo NY and Meatpacking District BIDs.