#BuyBlackSYR Directory

#BlackOwnedSyracuseDirectory

 is a guide of

Black-Owned, Syracuse-based brands and businesses.

“Buy Black and Local” #BuyBlackSYR

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ARTS & CULTURE

Artwork by Jaleel Campbell

Owner: Jaleel Campbell

Art/Illustration Work

Award-winning illustrator and creative director Jaleel Campbell creates pieces of work that celebrates Blackness. His canvases range from 8 x 10 in. to 40 x 60 in. that range from $35.00 to $2,250.00.

Watch the video of Campbell talking about his journey and inspiration behind his work.

Buy Artwork / Facebook / Instagram

ColourMeChoco LLC

Owner: Tanisha Steverson

Clothing and Digital Media Brand 

ColourMeChoco LLC is “an online fashion and art store for women. Dedicated to those who want to add a little melanated art in their lives. Cheap, affordable, unique fashion. Shop shirts, leggings, bags, shoes, bodysuits, skirts & more.”

Shop / Instagram (@colourmechocoart)

Glory Felt

Handcrafted Wearable Art and Bath & Body Skincare 

Owner: Cathy Lobdell

Glory Felt is “an artisan handcrafted skincare and wearable art made with sustainable, organic and earth friendly ingredients and materials.”

www.Gloryfelt.com 

Instagram (GloryFelt)

LadyWalkerDesigns™️

Creative Personalizations

Owner: Miranda Walker

LadyWalkerDesigns™️ is a customer-based business that customizes anything that has a surface! Services range from shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, mugs, window decals,  and the list goes on and on. The clients have creative ideas and the curator Miranda Walker brings those ideas to life!

Email: ladywalkerdesigns2017@gmail.com

Instagram

PrettyKitty Commissions

Owner: Melquea Smith

Art/Illustration Services

PrettyKitty Commissions is “an illustration provider that transforms ideas into visual reality. Be it for a book, or a mascot, PrettyKitty’s illustrations are designed to make you smile.”

Email her: PrettyKittyCommissions@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram / Youtube

RedLotus The Poetess

Poet

RedLotus The Poetess is a poet “taking a verbal journey of healing and awareness”. #NoPressureNoDiamond

Email: RedLotusThePoet@gmail.com

Instagram / Facebook

Renee Jones Art

Art

Artist: (Nikki) Renee Jones, a Syracuse native (Corcoran ’98), creates original art, prints, stationery, and swag that celebrates love and positivity. Her clients enjoy her vibrant artwork for its front-and-center showcase of melanin and natural hair.

Commissioned work opportunities including paintings, prints, greeting cards, and designs for logos and apparel are available.

Website /Instagram / Facebook

Rhema Revelation Music Productions LLC/Designs

Music & Design Company 

Owner: Rickey Montgomery Jr

Rhema Revelation Music Productions LLC/Designs “offers music production, songwriting, music lessons, flyers, logos, business cards.”

Instagram (@RickeyMontgomeryJr)

Tru Soundz Entertainment

Owner: Travis Robinson

Graphic Design Firm

Tru Soundz Entertainment is “a graphic design firm that helps businesses with social media branding and brand business with business cards, signage, and other corporate marketing materials”.

Email:  trusoundz8691@yahoo.com

(315) 308-1764

Instagram / Facebook

BAKERIES

Crave Dessert Studio

Bakery

Owner: Tykemia Carman

Crave Dessert Studio offers custom treats for any occasion.

2721 James Street, Syracuse NY

Email: cravedessertstudio@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

Cupcakes R Me

Bakery

Owner: Kadesha Shelton

Cupcakes R Me is  “where every day is a cupcake day”,

316 W Onondaga, Syracuse, New York

(315) 935-4155

Facebook / Instagram

SISTASWEETSNY

Bakery

Owner: Aunjanaya Ramdath

SISTASWEETSNY is “all things sweet specializing in gourmet cakes and cupcakes.”

Instagram (@SistaSweetsNY) / Facebook

10% off all funds supports Biliary Atresia fund (Instagram (Adonias_Ba_Baby_)

BARBERS

Barber: Jay

Book / Instagram

Barber: JB Blessed Grooming

Location: 754 Barber Spa, 754 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

Instagram

Barber: Lamar Vanderpool

Lamar Vanderpool of Quality Cuts offers “men’s and women’s haircuts, kid cuts, eyebrow, hot towel facial and all of your other barbering needs.”

Instagram (@Lv_BarberLife)

Barber: L DUZ CUTZ

Wahl 2nd place champion, House calls are $100

Book / Instagram

BARBERSHOPS

BARTENDING SERVICE

Good Baggage

Owner: Chrissy Pope

Good Baggage is a mobile bartending service available for all occasions including parties, weddings, and small gatherings.

(315) 944-7657

Facebook / Instagram

The Wright Cut

Owner: Wayne Wright

Barbershop

4714 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13205

(315) 952-0628

BRANDING & MARKETING SERVICES

Blooms PR and Events

Public relations and event planning firm

Owner: Lauren Malloy

Blooms PR and Events is a public relations, events and design firm with the desire to “see women BLOOM to FLOURISH”.

Email: hello@bloomtoflourish.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

CAFES

Cafe Sankofa Cooperative is “a culture center + cafe cooperative located in the Sankofa District of Syracuse, New York.”

2323 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York

Facebook / Instagram

CHILD CARE SERVICES

It Takes a Village Family Daycare

Owner: Tanika

24-hour Childcare Program

It Takes a Village Family Daycare is a “home-based childcare program providing quality care for ages 6 weeks to 12 years old 24 hours a day 7 days a week.”

Email: ittakesavillagefdc@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

CLEANING SERVICES

Lilly’s Exceptional Cleaning Service LLC

Owner: Sherry Harrison

Cleaning Service

Lilly’s Exceptional Cleaning Service LLC offers “ plenty of services to choose from such as residential, commercial, and more and are committed to giving you a cleaning experience of a lifetime!”

Email: lillysexceptionalcleaningservice@yahoo.com

315-314-6489

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Rapid Rug Renewal Services

Cleaning Services

Owner: Da’Shawn Russell

Rapid Rug Renewal Services “specialize in the removal of pet accidents, pet hair and pet odor, stubborn stains, bacteria build up, insect infestation, upholstery cleaning and much more!”

Facebook

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES

Ace of Brave

Clothing & Accessories Brand

Owner: Hope Reese

Ace of Brave offers “new, customized and vintage clothing and accessories including thrifty finds”.

Instagram

All Money Spends

Owner: Waliek Betts

Clothing Boutique

All Money Spends is a clothing brand that offers t-shirts, sweat suits, and other apparel.

2315 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13208

Facebook / Instagram

Better Daze Clothing

Clothing Brand

Better Daze Clothing is “a fun and vibrant clothing brand that aims to encourage every generation of people to enjoy and live life”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

BombFlowerZoeBeads

Handmade Jewelry

BombFlowerZoeBeads offers handmade jewelry and made-to-order waist beads.

Email: bombflowerzoebeads@yahoo.com

315-760-8946

Facebook / Instagram

CELLetto

Owner: Tabby Desena

Customized Phone Cases & Other Accessories

CeLLetto offers customized phone cases for a range of different phone types as well as custom compact mirror cases.

Email: CustomGlamCases@gmail.com

Order / Instagram / Facebook

Checkz N Balances

Clothing Brand

Owners: James Williams and Ramon Thomas

Checkz N Balances is “here to bring all aspects of life seen and unseen together and give them a voice through graphic art and design”.

Check out this clip of Checkz N Balances being featured on Spectrum news for their winter drive.

Instagram / Facebook / PayPal.Me

CMENchi

Owner: Chyna Harrison

Clothing Brand

CMENchi is a feminist ready-to-wear clothing brand by designer Chyna Harrison.

Shop / Facebook /Instagram

Cruddy Sport

Owner: London Vaughn

Clothing Brand

Cruddy Sport is a unisex luxury streetwear brand.

Facebook / Instagram

Good Vibes Only Clothing

Owner: Steven Thompson

Good Vibes Only Clothing  “is not just a brand, it’s a lifestyle. We all want to be around good vibration, good energy, and enjoy life to the fullest. We want to spread good vibes through the world and help make the world a better place”.

Email: gvoclothingsc@gmail.com

Website / Facebook / Instagram / Video

Gotta Have It Boutique

Online Clothing Boutique

Gotta Have It Boutique offers “unique stylish vintage clothing and accessories”.

Facebook / Instagram

HatWorld

Online Hat & Apparel Store

Owner: Shawn Lamar

HatWorld is an “online hat store/sports apparel based in Syracuse, New York, bringing new heat to your city. All exclusive 100% authentic hats. All sales are FINAL.”

Pay / Facebook / Instagram

In My Image Children’s Clothing Boutique

Children’s Clothing Boutique

Owner: Tafara Simmons

In My Image Children’s Boutique  is “a Black-owned children’s brand that specializes in items featuring fanciful characters of color. Our mission is to promote self-love and positive self-esteem through beautiful, colorful imagery and vivid imagination.”

Website / Instagram (@ImiChildrensBoutique)  / Facebook 

Email: LetsTalk@ShopInMyImage.com

Donate via Cash App: $Tafara

InOurWords Apparel Company

Clothing Brand

InOurWords Apparel Company, a division of Gwen, Inc., ”was created by empowered, strong and determined inter-generational women to inspire and empower girls and women of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and cultures. We look to express our words through fashion because we recognize fashion speaks to women of all backgrounds.”

144 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021, (918) 851-4561

Email: inourwords08@gmail.com

Shop / Instagram / Facebook

Locs and Tingz

Accessories Brand

Owner: Asia Mariah

Locs and Tingz is an accessories brand that celebrates Black culture.

Shop  / Instagram

Made in Threads

Owner: Tonaisa Hurt

Clothing Brand

Made in Threads is a “children’s creative clothing and accessory brand that empowers Black children to be proud of their color”.

Email: zienne1113@gmail.com

Facebook

Regal Athletics

Athletic Apparel Clothing

Owner: Jaquawn Holloway

Regal Athletics is “an athletic apparel that is comfortable and stylish for a reasonable price”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Rooted.

Clothing & Accessories Brand

Owner: T Clarice Norton

Rooted. is a “culture based clothing and accessories with authentic Ankara & African print products”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Royal Creations Apparel

Owner: Christian Heyliger

Clothing brand

Royal Creations Apparel is a clothing brand that “celebrate being black unapologetically”.

Email: royalcreationsapparel18@gmail.com

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

The New You Boutique

Owner: Yvette Talbert

Clothing Boutique

The New You Boutique is “a full-service retail boutique, specializing in helping you create a style that is all your own.”

441 Beechwood Ave

Liverpool, New York

Email: yvette@thenewyouboutique.com

(315) 254-0047

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

Vault Dreams

Owner: Rodney Thomas

Clothing Brand

Vault Dreams is a clothing brand that strives to resemble that “everyone has a dream they’re trying to accomplish or a memory from back in the day that they cherish”.

Facebook / Instagram

DANCE COMPANY

Dominique’s Dance Creations  

Pre Professional Dance Company, Dance School, Competition Dance Team, DDC

Dominique’s Dance Creations is a pre-professional dance company. Walk-in classes are welcomed. Private lessons available. Dance director Miss Dominique Dawkins is personal coach and choreographer. Classes are competitive and recreational.

713 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY

(315) 214-1996

Email: DaretoBeDifferent3014@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

DJs

DJ Bella, who is the official DJ for the Syracuse Women’s Basketball team, can be booked for a variety of different events. For bookings email DJBellaJBookings@gmail.com or visit www.DJBellaJ.com

315-760-7878

Website / Instagram / Team Instagram / Facebook

COACHING & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ARoze Through Consulting

Owner: Tyrone Dixon

ARoze Through Consulting is “a coaching Business that partners with clients on a journey of self-discovery, self-exploration, accountability, and much more”.

Book for a session or speaking event / Facebook / Instagram

(315) 278-2993

Listen to Tyrone Dixon discuss his journey to becoming a certified life coach on our podcast Black Cu$e.

C U Executive Consulting Firm

Executive Administrative Services

Owner: Carmella Upshur

C U Executive Consulting Firm is “offers top quality clerical services, email monitoring, create, generate and organize documents, operates as a liaison linking businesses and clients, provides bookkeeping, scheduling and manages appointments and databases”.

Website / Instagram

J’Harris Consulting

Professional Development Consulting Services

Owner: Yolanda Derby

J’Harris Consulting is a Christian development consulting company “that equips our family community with the skills and support to face any challenge together”.

Email: jharrisconsultingco@gmail.com

Book a session / Facebook

(855) 843-5173

Nikki R. Jones Communications

Communications/Consulting

Owner: Nikki Jones

Nikki R. Jones Communications helps “nonprofits create change and win campaigns by providing high-level communications services including public relations strategy, grant writing, social media management, as well as training for staff and boards.” Jones is a Syracuse native and has 12 plus years of experience.

Email: nikki@nikkirjones.com

Website / Instagram Facebook

DOULAS

Doula: SeQuoia Kemp

Doula 4 A Queen’s “ mission is to provide support to women and their families before, during, and after childbirth, to provide knowledge that helps mothers make informed decisions throughout their pregnancy and delivery. D4Q also aims to reduce disparities in maternal and child health of women of color and women from low socioeconomic backgrounds”.

Email: doula4aqueen@gmail.com

315-696-1795

Instagram / Facebook

Village Birth International Community Doulas

Community

Village Birth International Community Doulas “serve women and families in Syracuse NY. We are committed to decreasing alarming rates of maternal and infant mortality in our African American community. Our doula care also serves Latina, refugees, undocumented, and underserved families who face systemic hardships in pregnancy and birth. We support informed, empowered and liberating transitions to motherhood.”

info@villagebirthinternational.org

(315) 925-7891

Donate / Website / Instagram / Facebook

EDUCATION

Gwen, Inc.

Leadership & Business Development Company

Owner: Gwen Webber-McLeod

Gwen, Inc. “is a leadership development corporation dedicated to helping individuals become more confident, competent, courageous and calm in the profession of leadership using development, coaching, facilitation, and targeted events to enhance the leadership experience at all levels.” Gwen, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn, New York.

27 Thornton Ave, Auburn, New York

(315) 252-6326

info@gweninc.com

Website / Instagram (@LeadershipDiva) / Facebook / Buy “In Our Words” Apparel

EVENT PLANNING

Blooms PR and Events

Public relations and event planning firm

Owner: Lauren Malloy

Blooms PR and Events is a public relations, events and design firm with the desire to “see women BLOOM to FLOURISH”.

Email: hello@bloomtoflourish.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Elevated Styles and Creations

Owners: Ayanna and Sadari

Event Planning Company

Email: elevatedstylesandcreations@yahoo.com

(315) 313-4341

Facebook / Instagram

Pretty & Pink Party Planning LLC

Owner: Jontia Grady

Event Planning Venue

Pretty & Pink Party Planning LLC is an event planning company with a venue boutique for your intimate events.

400 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY 13208

Email: prettypinkpartyplanning@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

FASHION DESIGNERS

Designer: Neek Cooper

Cooper is well known for her custom prom dresses for her clothing collection Amilion by Terra Sade, but she also makes custom jackets, streetwear, and jumpsuits. Everything custom.

Instagram / Facebook

FASHION STYLISTS

Style Consultant: Yvette Talbert

Stylist/Clothing Boutique Owner

Talbert is the owner of The New You Boutique which is “a full-service retail boutique, specializing in helping you create a style that is all your own.”

441 Beechwood Ave

Liverpool, New York

Email: yvette@thenewyouboutique.com

(315) 254-0047

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

FITNESS

H2Fitness

Fitness Program

Owners: Alana Hughes & JT Houston

H2Fitness is “a total-body conditioning program designed to improve your: muscular strength, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, agility, coordination, speed, and flexibility.”

Email: h2projectfit@gmail.com

Find a Class / Website / Facebook / Instagram (Alana) / Instagram (JT)

One Star Fitness

Physical Trainer

Owner: Omar Lutchman 

One Start Fitness offers virtual physical training. 

Email: onestarfitness420@gmail.com

Facebook

Southside Fitness

Fitness Center

Owner: Tim Edwards

Southside Fitness is “a gym for the community” that offers “classes, personal training,  and cardio equipment.”

Watch a snippet of Tim Edwards talking to Spectrum News here.

Instagram / Facebook

FOOD & DINING

Asempe  Kitchen

Vegan West African Food

Owner: Kuukua Yomekpe

Asempe Kitchen, owned and operated by an African immigrant,  “provides vegan and vegetarian West African food for parties, dinners, or for cooking classes and demos.” 

www.AsempeKitchen.com

315-546-4545 

Instagram (@Asempe_Kitchen) / Twitter

Bad Vegen Café LLC

Vegan Catering Company

Owner: Tieasha Divinity Muhammad Bey

Bad Vegen Café LLC offers “comfort food for the vegan soul”.

211 Catawba Street, Syracuse, New York

(315) 870-0741

Facebook / Instagram

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen

Ethiopian Restaurant

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen is a “traditional Ethiopian food and catering passed down from mother to daughter for the love of food, family, and culture.”

656 North Salina Street, Syracuse, New York

(315) 299-4099

eat@habibaskitchen.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Neighborhood Chef, LLC  (NY)

Restaurant and Catering Business

Owner: Lonnie Bowens

Neighboorhood Chef, LLC serves the Syracuse area with over 20 years of kitchen experience that offers “the best fried chicken in Syracuse with signature sauces and seasonings!”

(315) 748-5523

Buy / Facebook / Instagram

Taste of Africa

African Restaurant

Taste of Africa is “a unique combination of central and East African dishes. Our wide range of textures brings a little bite of Africa home”.

820 Danforth St, Syracuse NY

(315) 378-4152

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Royce Catering Kitchen

Owner: Roy Anthony Daniels, Jr.

Chef and Catering Business

Royce Catering Kitchen caters any size event with the cooking skills of Chef Royce.

Email:  Roya.daniels1992@gmail.com

315-940-9429

Food Blog / Facebook / Instagram

HAIR & BEAUTY SALONS

Allure Hair Studio

Hair Salon

Allure Hair Studio “has professional cosmetologist that have been in the business 15+ years. Our goal is to get your hair to its healthiest potential.”

415 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, New York

(315) 478-9963

Instagram / Facebook

A Perfect 10 Natural Hair Salon

Owner: April Williams

Natural Hair Salon

3420 Burnet Ave, Syracuse, New York

Email: aperfect10hair@yahoo.com

(315) 278-3647

Watch April Williams talk about her journey as a business owner. Good Hair = Healthy Hair.

Shop beauty products / Facebook / Instagram

Goode Looks

Owner: Shawnie Burden

Goode Looks is a hair salon that offers a range of services including cut, color, wash & set for all hair types (including natural locs).

500 W Onondaga St, Syracuse, New York

Email: GoodeLooks@gmail.com

(315) 396-2589

Facebook / Instagram

Infinite Design

Owner: Desiree Goodwin

Hair & Beauty Salon

Infinite Design is a one-stop shop that offers hair services for all hair textures, microblading, and other beauty services.

Email: infinitedesignusa@gmail.com

Hair Instagram / Eyebrow Instagram

Hair Crea’Tique Beauty Bar

Full-Service Salon

Owner: Lucreaty Love

Hair Crea’Tique Beauty Bar is “a full-service salon that offers a wide array of high-quality treatments and services in a relaxed but professional atmosphere.” The salon has a braid and loc specialist as well as a nail technician.

2307 South Salina St

Syracuse, New York

(315) 879-3095

Book Online / Website / Facebook / Instagram

Hernu Beauty Services

Hair & Beauty Salon

Owner: Jannah Torrence

Hernu Beauty Services offers a range of beauty services like cuts, color, sew-ins and crochet braids with over 20 years of experience.

3409 Erie Blvd East Suite 35, Syracuse, NY, 13214

Website / Instagram

Marti B’s Crowning Glory

Hair & Beauty Salon

Owner: Martelisha Rufus Bell

Marti B’s Crowning Glory is a hair and beauty salon that has been offering professional hair care services the Syracuse area for over 7 years including “natural hair, silk press, color, relaxers, extensions, braiding, cuts and more.”

2546 James Street

(315) 450-4826

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Olivia’s Family Hair Care

Hair Salon

Owner: Keanah Patterson

4205 Long Branch Rd

Liverpool, New York 13090

Email: Keanah.Patterson@gmail.com

(315) 218-5869

Facebook

HAIR STYLISTS

Hair Stylist: Khadesia 

KayKay Hair offers “protective styling, braiding, twists, installs and more!” Khadesia is a home stylist. She is quick and efficient and offers great quality styles at affordable prices.

947 James Street, Syracuse, NY

Book: KayKayHair.As.Me/

Instagram (@KayKayHair)

Hair Stylist: Ontalest “Nuna” Lewis

Lewis is a versatile hair stylist that offers braiding and other weave services. You can also purchase mink lashes and hair extensions.

(315) 254-0207

Instagram

Hair Stylist: Tiffany N. Nickens

Nickens does “sew-ins, cuts, relaxed, and helps through the transition phase with natural styles and UPdo’s”.

315-706-5040

Instagram

FITNESS

H2Fitness

Gym/Physical Fitness Center

Owners: Alana Hughes & JT Houston

H2Fitness is “a total-body conditioning program designed to improve your: muscular strength, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, agility, coordination, speed, and flexibility.”

Email: h2projectfit@gmail.com

Find a Class / Website / Facebook / Instagram (Alana) / Instagram (JT)

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Akila Glow

Owner: Marnique Rogers

Organic Skincare

Akila Glow is an organic skincare brand that filled with “a combo of superfoods packed with vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants these formulas will help you achieve an even complexion and acne free skin”.

Email: akilaglow@gmail.com

Shop / Instagram

All Thing Lushious Bath & Body

Skincare

Owner: Amanda Holmes

All Thing Lushious Bath & Body offers “is a unique handmade skin care line dedicated to your skin needs. We have Emulsified sugar scrubs, whipped soap, lotion, and body oil all infused and created using natural oils and ingredients . Our skin nourishing recipes will have your skin feeling soft , smooth and moisturized.”

Email: allthingslushious@gmail.com

Website / Facebook / Instagram (@allthingslushious)

Body Care for SELF

Soap

Owners: Briah Duncan & Adly Enoicy

Body Care for SELF “promotes self love and care. The soaps are made with essential oils for a holistic clearing of the mind and body at affordable prices but high quality.”

Website / Instagram

Flossy Chic Beauty Services

Beauty Services

Owner: Paris Nicole

Flossy Chic Beauty Services offers a total image beauty service by Paris Nicole who has a duo license in cosmetology and esthetics.

MaryKay Page / Facebook / Instagram

Glory Felt

Handcrafted Wearable Art and Bath & Body Skincare 

Owner: Cathy Lobdell

Glory Felt is “an artisan handcrafted skincare and wearable art made with sustainable, organic and earth friendly ingredients and materials.”

www.Gloryfelt.com 

Instagram (GloryFelt)

JABEZ SkinCare

Owner: Pam Gardner

Bath and Body Products

JABEZ SkinCare is a beauty brand that offers “all occasion and custom made orders” for bath and body products.

Email: pmg348@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

HEALTHCARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Stay tuned

HOME + DESIGN

JMJ7, LLC

Owner: Jeff Johnson

Family-owned contracting business

JMJ7, LLC is a family-owned general contracting business.

Email: jmj7contractors@gmail.com

Vision Cups & More

Homemade Decor & Custom Art

Vision Cups & More is the homemade decor and custom art service offered by Greene Style Media.

Email: VisionCupsandMore@gmail.com

Buy / Instagram / Facebook

JEWELRY

Legacy Gems Jewelry

Accessories Brand

Owner: Sheria Walker

Legacy Gems Jewelry offers “cute affordable jewelry and accessories.  Most items are only $5 all necklace sets come with free matching pair of earrings.”

Website / Facebook

Mixed Genre Jewelry

Online Jewelry Boutique

Mixed Genre Jewelry offers timeless and on-trend jewelry.

(315) 992-8822

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Shikoba Jewels

Owner: Adrian Carter

Jewelry and Accessories Brand

Email: shikoba.jewels@gmail.com

Shikoba Jewels is a company that offers “personalized gifts and paraphernalia for businesses and organizations”.

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

VC3 Fashion Boutique

Jewelry

Owner: Princess

VC3 Fashion Boutique offers handmade wired jewelry.

Facebook / Instagram / Pay

LASH TECHNICIANS

A List Lashes

Owner: Allia Williams

Individual Lash Extensions

A List Lashes offer high-quality individual lash extensions: $100 for a full set and $65 for a fill in. A $20 NON REFUNDABLE deposit is required to book.

Email: alliadelayl@gmail.com

Text/Call: (315)344-1861

Instagram

Asia’s Lash and Brow Studio

Skin Care & Massage Services

Asia Matthews is a “licensed  esthetician specializing in skin care, body treatments, waxing, and lashes”.

404 Oak Street Suite 340, Syracuse, New York

(315) 380-2616

Book / Instagram / Facebook

Infinite Design

Owner: Desiree Goodwin

Hair & Beauty Salon

Infinite Design is a one-stop shop that offers hair services for all hair textures, microbladingand other beauty services.

Email: infinitedesignusa@gmail.com

Eyebrow Instagram / Hair Instagram

La Lashes

Lash Extensions

Get your lashes done with certified esthetician and certified lash extension technician Larissa.

Instagram (@_la_lashes)

Lash Mafia 315

Mink Lash Extensions

Owner: Marla Hill

2404 S.Salina St., Syracuse, NY

Instagram

MAKEUP ARTISTS & BEAUTY INFLUENCERS

Artist: Laraisa Golden

Golden is a makeup artist and beauty influencer and columnist for Syracuse’s premier style and beauty site Style & Snow.

Instagram / Facebook

Artist: Larissa Bogues

Bogues is a pro makeup artist and freelancer for NARS.

Email: lkbogues@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

The Beat Box Makeup Artistry & More

Owner: Unita Herring

The Beat Box Makeup Artistry & More offers makeup and other beauty services.

Youtube / Instagram / Facebook

MASSAGE THERAPISTS

Stay tuned.

MEDIA

Greene Style Media

Multimedia and Merchandising Company

Founder: Shavon S. Greene

Greene Style Media is a multi-platform media and merchandising company that also offers business consulting services. Greene Style Media owns several local media platforms like Black-Owned Syracuse, The Cuse Girl, The Cuse Mom, Be Well Syracuse, Be Well CNY, and Style & Snow and merchandising platform Vision Cups & More (see “Home & Design”).

Email: GreeneStyle.Media@gmail.com

Website / Consultation Request / Instagram / Facebook / Twitter

Visionary Minds Public Relations and Media

Publicity and Entertainment Media Company

Founder: Tammy Reese

Visionary Minds Public Relations and Media is a publicity and entertainment media company that can help with publicity, press and videography for your next event!

Email: VisionaryMindsNY@Gmail.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

NAIL SALONS

Fresh Spa Lounge

Owner: Jamila Cross

Full-service Spa

220 Green St, Syracuse, New York

Fresh Spa Lounge is “provides you with the most relaxing spa services in Syracuse, New York. Our artistic and hygienic nail, foot and facial services are the best in the area.”

315-385-7771

Website / Facebook / Instagram

NAIL TECHS

Davina Nelson

Instagram

Natasha Cherrelle

Instagram

Keema

Instagram

NONPROFITS & CAUSES

100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc.

Nonprofit

100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc. is “committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.”

2610 South Salina St # 27, Syracuse, NY 13205

Email: 100bkmsyr@gmail.com

(315) 443-8749

Website / Facebook / Youtube

Donate

Black Nurses Rock Syracuse

Nonprofit

Black Nurses Rock Syracuse is “here to empower, educate & uplift our community and nurses”.

250 South Clinton Street Suite 200, Syracuse, New York

Email: bnrsyracuse@gmail.com

(315) 308-1812

Facebook / Instagram

Doula 4 A Queen Scholarship Fund

Non-profit/Fundraising

Doula 4 A Queen’s “mission is to provide support to women and their families before, during, and after childbirth, to provide knowledge that helps mothers make informed decisions throughout their pregnancy and delivery. D4Q also aims to reduce disparities in maternal and child health of women of color and women from low socioeconomic backgrounds.”

Donate (Cash App) or (PayPal) / GoFundMe Campaign / Facebook / Instagram

Fearless Queens

Nonprofit

Owner: Tommi Billingsley

Fearless Queens is “a community of women seeking to explore, encourage, and affirm the empowerment and solidarity of sisterhood by recognizing the importance of womanhood, fostering personal and professional development, and nurturing the inner woman to forever love herself for the betterment of us as a whole.” Fearless Queens hosts workshops throughout the year and also an annual brunch every fall.

Website / Facebook / Instagram for more information on events!

NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County

Non-Profit Organization/Cause

NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County is the official Syracuse/Onondaga County Branch of the NAACP.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

Syracuse University STEP Program

SU STEP “provides academic support services and enrichment activities to students in grades 7 –12”.

Facebook / Instagram

Team A.N.G.E.L Movement

Cause

Team A.N.G.E.L Movement offers motivational speaking services at schools, churches. Team A.N.G.E.L MOVEMENT means AVOID NEGATIVE GARBAGE ENJOY LIFE.

Email: TeamAngel1310@yahoo.com or Tangel1310@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

The Kia Foundation

Nonprofit

Founder: Kate Berry, Director

The Kia Foundation “is a non-profit organization that focuses on assisting families in need of pet care needs through a variety of programs including financial and basic pet needs.”     

(315) 436-6897

Make checks payable to:

The Kia Foundation Inc.  P.O. box 6937 Syracuse, NY 13217

Facebook / Instagram

The Out Crowd

Nonprofit

Founders: Tenekqua and Quadasia Cauthen

The Out Crowd was “developed by Tenekqua and Quadasia Cauthen (two sisters), to shed light on real-life substandard experiences that appear ‘not cool’ to typical youth.”

To Donate or for more information email: theoutcrowdest.2016@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

Village Birth International Community Doulas

Community

Village Birth International Community Doulas “serve women and families in Syracuse NY. We are committed to decreasing alarming rates of maternal and infant mortality in our African American community. Our doula care also serves Latina, refugees, undocumented, and underserved families who face systemic hardships in pregnancy and birth. We support informed, empowered and liberating transitions to motherhood.”

info@villagebirthinternational.org

(315) 925-7891

Donate / Website / Instagram / Facebook

We Rise Above The Streets Recovery Program

Nonprofit Organization

We Rise Above The Streets Recovery Program “delivers high energy messages that encourage people to live up to their full potential by breaking the cycles of homelessness and crime many face daily”.

404 Oak St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 491-7164

Facebook / Instagram

MARTIAL ARTS

Champions Martial Arts

Owner: Carlos Tearney

Champions Martial Arts “offers Total Martial Arts experience, Karate, Thai Boxing, and MMA self-defense with classes for 4 years old and up. Come and try it for FREE!”

228 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, New York

(315) 491-8822

Website / Facebook / Instagram

MEDICAL TRAINING

Safety Care LLC

Owner: Rabiah Craig

Safety Care LLC provides first aid and CPR training at a low cost.

Email: letmelive5@hotmail.com

315-450-6038

Facebook

MUSICIANS

Dashé Cleopatra

Singer/Songwriter

Dashe Cleopatra is musician based in Syracuse with a live band.

Email: dashecleopatra@gmail.com

(315) 876-4136

Facebook / Instagram

Rhema Revelation Music Productions LLC/Designs

Music & Design Company 

Owner: Rickey Montgomery Jr

Rhema Revelation Music Productions LLC/Designs “offers music production, songwriting, music lessons, flyers, logos, business cards.”

Instagram (@RickeyMontgomeryJr)

Soft Spoken Band

Live Band

Owner: Reggie Seigler

Soft Spoken Band “is based in Syracuse New York, and in 2019 will celebrate a 35-year history of performing!”

Email: reggie@softspokenband.com

Meet the Band / Facebook / Instagram

TMSTAMP

Musician

Owner: Clavon Anderson

Anderson goes by the stage name “Clay Smoove” and owns TMSTAMP “that stands for (The Motivators) that want to make our stamp in the entertainment world.”

Instagram / Spotify

PET GROOMING

Sharrdon’s Pet Grooming Salon

Home-Based Pet Grooming Salon

Owner: Shiann Atuegbu

Sharrdon’s Pet Grooming Salon is a “full-service salon for cats & dogs. We offer Styling of coat; Trimming of nails; Shampoo & Conditioning and Care of Sanitary areas and ALWAYS loving and patient handling.”

208 Chaffee Ave, Syracuse, New York

(315) 383-5657

Facebook

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

Capture It On Camera

Videography

Owner: Carlton Dowdy

Capture It On Camera offers video and digital cameras recording services.

Email: carlsvideo1999@twcny.rr.com

Youtube

PODCASTS & WEB SERIES

Black Cu$e is Black-Owned Syracuse‘s podcast hosted by founder Shavon S. Greene.

Listen / Instagram / Facebook

Sting Like AB “a YouTube couple that makes fun and creative videos to evokes laughs and cheer while showing what true, healthy love can look like” hosted by Adly Enoicy & Briah Duncan.

Youtube / Instagram (@StingLikeAB_)

The Ladies Room is a podcast hosted by journalists and TV News anchors Jennifer Sanders and Iris St. Meran.

Listen on iTunes / Instagram / Facebook

The Leadership Journey: A Podcast About Living and Leading on Purpose by Gwen, Inc.

Listen / Youtube

SCREEN PRINTING SERVICES

AMT Canvas, LLC

Owner: Art Williams

Screen Printing Company

AMT Canvas, LLC is a “full-service screen printing company that will help bring your design to life on screen printed or sublimated apparel.”

Facebook / Instagram

Checkz N Balancez

Owner: Boog Williams

Checkz N Balancez has “all your custom design & screen printing needs”. Established in 2017.

Facebook / Instagram

Go Smart Wireless

Owner: Deyon Smith

Go Smart Wireless is a mobile phone shop that also offers cell phone repair and screen printing services. You can also process cell phone payments and buy electronics and CD’s.

607 Wolf St. Syracuse, New York

Email: Gosmart_Wireless607@yahoo.com

(315) 424-6175

Facebook / Instagram

SPA SERVICES

Asia’s Lash and Brow Studio

Skin Care & Massage Services

Asia Matthews is a “licensed esthetician specializing in skin care, body treatments, waxing, and lashes”.

404 Oak Street Suite 340, Syracuse, New York

(315) 380-2616

Book / Instagram / Facebook

Fresh Spa Lounge

Owners: Jamila Cross

Full-service Spa

220 Green St, Syracuse, New York

Fresh Spa Lounge is “provides you with the most relaxing spa services in Syracuse, New York. Our artistic and hygienic nail, foot and facial services are the best in the area.”

315-385-7771

Website / Facebook / Instagram

SpaZend

Owners: Shakia Kingg V Hamilton & Verlanna Hamilton

Day Spa

719 E Genesee St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 424-3772

SpaZend is all natural “full-service day spa offering massage, body treatment, facials, foot treatments, nails & waxing.”

Email: Spazend@verizon.net

Website / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

SOCIAL CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the Iota Nu Omega Chapter

Sorority Organization

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the Iota Nu Omega Chapter’s mission is “To cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls in order to improve the social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind”.

Facebook / Instagram

GoodTime Gang Cigar Club

Social Club

GoodTime Gang Cigar Club is a social club that host events throughout the year.

Facebook / Instagram

Syracuse Elks Lodge #1104

Organization & Event Venue

Syracuse Elk Lodge #1104  is a fraternal organization established in 1909 that offers a venue for events.

3815 S Salina St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 428-0495

Website / Facebook

SUPPORT GROUPS

Shades of Inspiration

Breast Cancer Support Group

Owner: Katrina DeLee-Jones

Shades of Inspiration is a breast cancer survivor groups that help “inspire, encourage, and lift those battling all stages (and types) of breast cancer.”

South Side Innovation Center

2610 S. Salina Street #16

Syracuse, NY 13205

Email: contactus@shadesofinspiration.org

(315) 863-3155

Website / Facebook

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

CareFare LLC

Owners: Jonathan Maxim and Rabiah Craig

Carefare LLC is a safe and reliable non-emergency medical transportation service that also accepts Medicaid.

(315) 751-3273

Website

VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY

Capture It On Camera

Owner: Carlton Dowdy

Capture It On Camera offers video and digital cameras recording services.

Email: carlsvideo1999@twcny.rr.com

Youtube

WAX ESTHETICIANS

Fine China’s

Owner: Elexus King

Body Waxing  Services

Fine China’s offers “full body waxing for an affordable price”.

Email: FineChinasWaxing@yahoo.com

Instagram

WELLNESS

Holistic Desires

Wellness Company

Owner: Desiree Odom

Holistic Desires “specializes in stress reduction techniques, diet, and yoga for the mind body and spirit”.

Facebook / Instagram

Zen G Yoga

Yoga Instructor

Owner: Dr. Marcelle Haddix

Zen G Yoga is a wellness company that offers yoga workshops for adults and the youth, SisterCircles for women of color, and specialized workshops for caregivers, educators, and community organizers. All workshops and classes are instructed by Dr. Haddix. Dr. Haddix also instructs a class at the YMCA in Manlius on Sundays and Thursdays, and a free yoga class on Tuesdays at the Beauchamp Branch Library. See the website for more information.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

WINE & SPIRITS

Mother and Son Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits

Owner: Ryedell Davis

Mother and Son Wine and Spirits is “a family owned store that provides your favorite adult beverages at a great price in a friendly environment.”

626 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY 13203

(315) 802-6859

Facebook / Instagram

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