A Letter From The Founder: Happy Anniversary, Black-Owned Syracuse!

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 [...]

#BuyBlackSYR Pop-Up Shop @ WildFlowers Armory

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!

Meet Us at The Harriet Tubman Museum!

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, [...]

Support Local Black Creative Melquea Smith of PrettyKitty Commissions!

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 [...]

Help Gun Violence Victim Terry Durham With Recovery!

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 [...]

Help Local Model Mecca Mozelle Take Her #ImWithYou Movement to NYC!

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 [...]