As we speak, Philly is hosting the 2017 NFL Draft. Reports say this event will pump tens of millions of dollars into the local economy.
Seems like a great time to shout out some more Black owned businesses in the area.
Black Owned Businesses in Philly
900AM-WURD is the only Black owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, and one of few in the country.
Wilco is one of the last remaining Black owned cable operators in the U.S. They are also the largest privately owned Black owned cable provider in the Philadelphia area.
Joyce’s Soulful Cuisine is a family owned and operated catering service and food manufacturer, home of the famous Lulu Bang Sauce
Duke Barber Co. specializes in traditional barber cuts and shaves. ”We are home to several of Philadelphia’s finest and most talented master barbers.”
Silver Legends offers an array of exceptionally crafted handbags, precious and semiprecious stones, sterling silver jewelry and much more.
Reef Restaurant & Lounge serves classic Caribbean fare reworked with a Southern American accent in an bright aquarium-like setting.
Hakim’s Bookstore is the city’s oldest Black owned bookstore.
Stripp’d Juice offers old-pressed juices, acai bowls & other health-conscious offerings in a cool, industrial-chic nook.
E’TAE Products is a natural hair product line made for all hair types that can make the hair healthy, manageable, and moisturized.
The mission of the Afro American Music Institute is to provide systematic, specialized instrumental training in all styles of the African American music traditions such as Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Negro Spirituals.
The Sable Collective offers clothing, jewelry, art, books, body care and housewares intentionally selected for our beauty, joy and wellness.
The Colored Girls Museum is a memoir museum, which honors the stories, experiences, and history of Colored Girls.
Relish: Modern southern fare meets live jazz at this stylish fine-dining room, plus a popular Sunday brunch.
dermHA specializes in providing customized skin treatments for sensitive and problem skin.
Omega Optical is a provider of quality vision care and products and personalized optometric services.
Ms Tootsies is a multilevel restaurant & lounge, known for its soul food classics, also offers a take-out cafe.
At Tucker Law Group, LLC you will find a strong and dedicated team of accomplished trial lawyers. The firm has tried more than 100 cases to verdict in Federal and state courts.
Vixens Hair Studio is a beauty salon that specializes in natural hair.
Rose Petals Cafe and Lounge is a full service cafe/restaurant that specializes in breakfast and lunch.
You can also see our first list of Philly businesses here.
Tony Oluwatoyin Lawson (IG @thebusyafrican)