May 04, 2019 Hey, Do you know what today is…?! *Cue Tony Toni Tone* Exactly a year ago today, I posted my first social media posts for Black-Owned Syracuse. I was completing my Master’s in Journalism Innovation at Newhouse (Syracuse University) while pushing through the pain of a really tough year. My vision of Black-Owned [...]
Black-owned Syracuse is a space dedicated to celebrating Black-owned businesses and brands in Syracuse, New York and the people behind them.
A business or brand that is solely owned by a Black adult or child is considered "Black-owned".
We list any businesses in the Syracuse, New York area and any area within a 30-50 mile radius. For example, Black-owned businesses in Dewitt and Liverpool are considered "Syracuse" as well.
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Here is our first of many pop-up shopping events! Come and bring friends and family to support local Black-owned businesses and meet our executive committee members! If you would like to be a vendor at a future event, apply here. See you there!
March is Women’s History Month! Our executive committees members are heading to The Harriet Tubman Museum on March 16th, and would love for you to join us! The museum is family friendly, so bring the kiddies, too. Here is information for Saturday: The Harriet Tubman Home Museum Hours: 10:00am-3:00pm Tours are conducted at 10:00am, 12:00pm, [...]
We have events coming up every month from March through October and need 1-2 photographers (bonus if you can shoot video) to cover. We will be utilizing our directory as well on BlackOwnedSyracuse.com to search!
Local illustrator Melquea Smith of PrettyKitty Commissions is raising funds for our uplifting art book! This is what she told us: My name is Melquea Smith and I am a local female black illustrator. I am currently running a crowdfunding campaign for my first self-published art book. This art book is a collection featuring 14 of [...]
In order to keep a strong community that can support entrepreneurship, it's important to keep it safe environment for our youth. When unfortunate events happen, coming together as a community makes a big difference for the victims. Read Gun violence victim Terry Durham story: On January 14th, 2019 the city of Syracuse had another tragic [...]
Syracuse Native and Model Mecca Mozelle is taking her mental health movement #ImWithYou movement to New York City! This is the message she wrote on Facebook on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Here is information on the event happening today, February 2, 2019 from 3pm-6pm at The LikeMinded Workspace (2223 South Salina Street). NOTE: If you [...]
Malique Wilson, a junior at Corcoran High School, has been chosen to compete in Australia on 7/10/2019 for Hurdles. He needs to raise $5,000. Here is an excerpt from his GoFundMe Campaign. Dear friends, In this day in age we hear so much tragedy in the news concerning our youth. Malique Wilson is a junior [...]
This is a great opportunity to help feed the community. Follow CNY Roots on Facebook!
One of our volunteers Rhison Williams (Instagram: @gsnubbzmiifaverit) covered the Checkz N Balances Winter Drive Distribution event at Cougars on Butternut Street. Checkz N Balances was recently featured on Spectrum News for their efforts. Read here. If you are interested in covering an event for us, email us BlackOwnedSyracuse@gmail.com. Check out more coat and toy [...]
Follow Doula 2 A Queen on Instagram: @Doula4Queen! DONATE to Doula 4 A Queen here.
Fearless Queen Presents Washington, DC Takeover Mother's Day Weekend 2019 Join their Facebook group! The LikedMinded Presents An Experience in Los Cabos, Mexico Sign up here.
Checkz N Balance $ LLC Winter Drive Distribution This is a great volunteer opportunity for community members, including high school seniors who need service hours. Follow Checkz N Balance $ LLC on Facebook and Instagram (@Chkz_N_Blncz) for more information.
UPDATE: We are no longer accepting applications for these positions. New positions will be announced soon! We are want to fill the following positions: Vice President This position has the most responsibility besides the President/Founder. You will be expected to help manage the team, attend and plan every meeting, and be willing to help with [...]
https://youtu.be/qgUXlo3wBhs Watch Alana Hughes and JT Houston of H2Fitness talk about their quest to get the city fit.
Black-Owned Syracuse is collaborating with XoShavon.com to offer a chance to win some handmade decor, art, and an authentic Cuban cigar that was purchased during a trip to Cuba. Proceeds will go towards AfroCubans in Cuba and the Black community in Syracuse. Cash App: $XoShavon or PayPal.Me/GreeneStyleMedia to enter. No limit on entry amounts. The winner will [...]
https://youtu.be/Jc-uR1cnK8g Watch Waliek Betts, owner of All Money Spends Clothing, discuss his passion for his community, business, and his success as a five-year business owner. Follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
https://youtu.be/EC4zU0HsGnI Watch Jaleel Campbell talk about his journey to one of the biggest moments of his career as an illustrator. Buy his artwork at JaleelCampbell.com. Submit a Black-Owned, Syracuse-Based brand or business here. Follow us on Instagram: @BlackOwnedSyracuse
https://soundcloud.com/blackownedsyracuse/episode-one-a-perfect-storm-with-life-coach-tyrone-dixon Certified Life Coach Tyrone Dixon discusses how a "perfect storm" in Buffalo, New York, lead to reconnecting with his community, learning about emotional intelligence and becoming a certified life coach. Dixon is the owner of Aroze Through Concrete Consulting. Visit ARozeThrough.com/ for more information. He can be reached at (315) 278-2993. Listen to more episodes here.
https://youtu.be/fIIDiwZKt4c Watch April Williams of A Perfect 10 Natural Hair Salon talk about her journey as a black female business owner. Learn more at APerfect10.Biz. Submit a Black-Owned, Syracuse-Based brand or business here. Follow us on Instagram: @BlackOwnedSyracuse