A Bolt Spotlight on Black-Owned Businesses We Love

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  • On:July 1, 2020

At Bolt PR, we are committed to continuous education on our journey to becoming more informed, supportive and accountable allies in support of our Black community everywhere. One of the many ways we can show our support is by directing spending power to amazing Black-owned brands. We put a call out on social media for nominations, and combined with our own personal favorites, we’ve got a list to share. Make sure you reach out with other Black-owned businesses you support so we can show them the love!

Apparel, Accessories and Lifestyle

Jungalow: unique and amazing home décor and gifts – shop at the LA-based studio and online

Mateo New York: beautiful jewelry, bags, candles and more – shop in New York City and online

Phenomenal Woman: meaningful online apparel and action

Pyer Moss: stunning apparel brand sold online and in boutiques worldwide

Tree Fairfax: gorgeous handmade leather goods – shop online

Banking, Business, Investments and Staffing

Ariel Investments: Investment firm headquartered in Chicago, Ill.

Black Enterprise: Premier business, investing and wealth-building resources

Diversant: IT staffing and diversity products for businesses

OneUnited Bank: The nation’s largest Black-owned bank, headquartered in Boston, Mass., with MoneyPassÒ ATM locations across the country

Beauty, Cosmetics and Self-Care

Beauty Bakerie: Sold online and available at retailers across the country, like Ulta Beauty

Camille Rose Naturals: Skin and hair care products available online and at Target, Walmart, Sally Beauty, CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Duane Reade, Whole Foods Market and more

K’dara CBD: premium, full-spectrum and organic CBD products, founded by an ICU cardiovascular nurse currently serving on the frontlines in NYC… and a Bolt client! Shop online

Beverages and Food

Bloom & Plume Coffee: Los Angeles, Calif.

Dope Coffee: Atlanta, Ga

Guidance Whiskey: Distillery located in Iowa and sold online

Iya Foods: Culinary flours, baking mixes, spices, powders and much more, sold online and in retailers across the United States

Sankofa Beer: Brewery located in Washington, D.C.

The Sip: Membership-based online wine retailer

A Dozen Cousins: Packaged beans sold at Walmart and Amazon


Harriett’s Bookshop: Philadelphia, Penn.


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Thanks to everyone who shared your recommendations with our team!!

Want even more? Check out these websites and apps, compiled by Refinery29, to find and support more local and online Black-owned businesses.

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