10 DC Black-Owned Businesses To Support This Black Friday (& Beyond)

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10 DC Black-Owned Businesses To Support This Black Friday (& Beyond)

This year, there’s been a conscious effort to support Black-owned businesses with a special push to reclaim Black Friday as “Buy Black Friday”

Big corporations will, most likely, survive the pandemic without the help of our Black Friday shopping, so why not help out small businesses in your local small businesses instead, especially the demographic trackLink link_url=”https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/07/black-owned-businesses-may-not-survive-covid-19″]COVID-19 pandemic[/trackLink]?

They need our help more than ever. Let’s get shopping!

1. District of Clothing

What: Apparel

Where: Washington D.C.

How to shop:Order online here.

2. Calabash

What: Tea, tonics, aromatherapy, body care and more.

Where: 2701 12th St NE, Washington DC 20018 or 1847 7th St NW, Washington DC 20001 (currently closed)

How to shop: Order online or visit their 12th Street location which is the only one currently open for pick up.

3. Mahogany Books

What: Books for all tastes and ages.

Where: 1231 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020.

How to shop: Place your order on their website or visit their physical shop in Anacostia.

4. Lee Flower

What: One of the most iconic flower shops in the District.

Where: 1026 U St NW, Washington, DC 20001.

How to shop: Visit their store on U street or place your delivery order online

5. Everard’s Clothing

What: Tailor shop offering high-end clothing and custom men’s clothing.

Where: 1802 Wisconsin Ave NW.


How to shop: Visit their shop in Georgetown or order online.

6. Frères Branchiaux Candle Co.

What: 100% Vegan candles.


How to shop:  Shop online here or head over to the Downtown Holiday Market to check out their pop-up.

7. Black Pepper Paperie Co.

What: Hand-crafted ceramic art, home décor, paper goods and apparel.
Where: Washington D.C.

How to shop: Place your online order here. 

8. Habeebah’s Herbals

What: Plant-based skincare products
Where: 2524 Elvans Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020.

How to shop: Visit their shop or place an online order.

9. 1988 Fragrance Co.

What: Room sprays and body butters

Where: Washington D.C.

How to shop: Order online. 

10. Cindi Liebel Jewelry

What: Artisanal jewelry.

Where: Washington DC

How to shop: Place an online order or book a virtual appointment here.

See also: This New Bookstore In Mt. Pleasant Is Entirely Dedicated To Food

[Featured image: Instagram / @blackpepperpaperieco ]

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