Your dollars can help create change for the better.
There’s a widespread movement across the country to shop black to protest the systemic racial injustices that exist in our society. According to the CDC, the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the black community. By spending money at Black-owned businesses, you can help combat this and fuel positive economic and social changes such as closing the racial wealth gap, creating jobs, and amplifying black voices.
Black Friday is a prime opportunity to support the Black community and fuel change. That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of 15 local Black-owned businesses in Seattle (see below) that you can support today, and everyday! There’s also a crowd-sourced map tool you can use to discover more Black-owned businesses in your area.
Lika Love is an inclusive women’s boutique that believes all women should feel beautiful and confident no matter what their body type.
Our Fabric Stash is “an innovative, eco-friendly fabric consignment shop, designed for TODAY’s STASH-aHOLic.”
Valerie Madison Fine Jewelry’s vision is to create beautiful jewelry that is modern while feeling classic at the same time.
6. Adorned Abode
7. Sukie’s Candle Co.
8. Pam’s Caribbean Kitchen
9. Rainier Health & Fitness
10. Ezell’s Famous Chicken
11. Pot Pie Factory
12. Plum Bistro
13. Marjorie Restaurant
14. Jerk Shack
[Featured Image Source: Instagram / Adorned Abode Boutique]