Over the past decade, countless Black owned businesses in Brooklyn (and nationwide) have fallen victim to gentrification. Rising rents and leases are forcing businesses to close. However, there are still many Black owned businesses and institutions that have weathered the storm and continue to provide great goods and service.
Originally posted at: https://shoppeblack.us/2016/07/black-owned-businesses-brooklyn/
The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) aims to serve as a conduit for African Diaspora forms of expression ranging from the visual and performing arts to film and television. Executive Director: James Bartlett
is a trendy, specialty retail and gift store that offers home furnishings, unique crafted jewelry, fashion and gifts sold at moderate prices. Owners: Heloise Annette Oton and Atim Annette Oton.
is a meticulously restored Italianate villa features exquisite architectural details, including 14-foot ceilings and ornate fireplaces. Owners: Glenn Pogue and Monique Greenwood
combines French tradition with an American Flair, including a light menu of quiche & panini, plus pastries & elegant French-style desserts. Owner: Chef Albert Richol
is a traveling beauty service designed to bring complete beauty services to you. Staff members are seasoned, licensed make-up artists, estheticians, nail technicians, hairstylists and massage therapists. Owner: Andrea Fairweather
Curvy Chick Fitness was created by Celebrity Fitness Instructor Charity Lynette. It is designed for women at any fitness level. The workout includes cardio, toning & fun!