Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom from enslavement of African-Americans in the US in 1865. Today, it can also include a celebration of Black-owned businesses to show support! TAA’s DEI committee pulled together a short list of the many business options available in our area. Check them out today and throughout the year!
- Azurelise Chocolate gourmet chocolate shop in downtown Raleigh. 702 N. Boyland Ave.
- Beyu Caffe – 341 W Main St Durham, NC 27701 (Coffee shop)
- Black Friday Market - 23 W Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601
(General store w/ multiple black-owned products from various businesses)
- Cockamamie Jewelry is on Glenwood Ave. Amazing pieces out of vintage finds.
- Kale’s Kitchen – 2504 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707 (Restaurant)
- Liberation Station Bookstore in downtown Raleigh. Owner: Victoria Scott-Miller
- Lip Print Beauty Bar this place is so fun! You can book group events and make custom lipsticks and lip gloss.
- Meat & Graze – Gourmet Cheeseperiences & charcuterie. Boxyard, RTP
- Meezy Scissorhands – 105 W Highway 54 Site 22A, Suite 201 Durham, NC 27713 (Hairstylist/Barber)
- Oro Restaurant and Lounge Excellent food and ambiance. Has become a downtown Raleigh favorite, owned by Chef Hylton.
- Sugar Euphoria amazing cakes and confections.
- The Zen Succulent -- modern terrarium and plant craft business.
- Durham’s black-owned businesses:
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- Raleigh’s black-owned businesses: