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Memphis Moms Guide to Black Owned Local Businesses

With record inflation leading to a higher-than-normal cost of living, life is EXPENSIVE right now. And this is exaggerated in marginalized communities.  Memphis is considered a majority-minority city -- meaning approximately 63% of residents are Black. AND more than half of the city's small businesses are also Black-owned businesses (BOB). While companies like Google do try to do their part to combat systemic racism, allowing users to easily search for a BOB near them, we still have to support these local businesses by buying directly from them over big box retailers.

We encourage you to not only shop local, but consider shopping one or many of these Black-owned businesses. "Choosing 901" is vital to growing our city's economy and revitalizing our neighborhoods!

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Shop Momeo 

DeMoir Books & Things (online only)

Memphis Conjure

Pile of Threads

Oh Sweet Skincare

Matrice Hair Oil

Kifani Press


Orijennal Art

Princess Lash Cosmetics and Boutique

Gifts from Nature Bodycare & Apothecary

Michaela's Candle Co

London Charles Boutique

Bubble Bistro

Great Scentsations

Ebony Boyd Art

Blk Spark Candles

Reggie Wayne

Local Commissioned Artist

Terra Cotta Nursery

His & Her Consignment Boutique

Figure8 Curve

Ceed Fragrances

Virtuoso Soap Company

Orijennal Art

Tiny Human Skincare

Humbled Kreations 

Beale St. Brewing Co.

Simone & Company Candles


Mo's Bows

Dawg Team Apparel

Greenline Creative (children's books)

Southern Hands

Skin by Donna

Sophia Nicole

Cam's Crazy Customs

LIT Candle Co.

The Bubble Bistro

Collections by T. Dish

The Bougie Pearl

Mbabazi House of Style


Run Wild CC

Pretty & Posh Event Design

Premier Flowers

Evo'k Events and Designs


Events Beyond Imaginations

Captivating Balloonsballoons Black owned business

Aire Luxe Designs

Cynthia Daniels Co

O'Kassions by Kem 

Xtravagant Events LLC

Ivy League Balloon Company

The Modern Designs 

Selfie Memphis

Sassy Spritz

Candy Bar Bartending Services 

WPT Events and Designs


Pop's Kernelpopcorn Black owned business

Cheers Restaurant and Bar

Deleon's Delights

Muggin Coffee House

Sweet Magnolia Gelato

Plant Based Heat

Cupcake Cutie Etc.

The Sift Bakery

Sweet Aroma

Cache 42 Restaurant and Cocktail Bar

Meals for You Catering

The Pie Folks

Calhoun's Sweet Treats

Buttermilk Babes Memphis

Quintessential Sweets

Cxffee Black

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Kaye's Pints and Scoops

Ms. B’s Sub Shop

Biscuits and Jams

Mr. Lemon-Aiden

The Pink Bakery, Inc.

Curry N Jerk

Chef Tam's Undergroundchef tams Black owned business

Dr. Bean's Coffee & Tea Emporium

The Tea Bar 901

Wagner Chef Services

Flavor Favors 901 (personal chef experience)

Shugg's Southern Foods

Phillip Ashley Chocolates (now doing only wholesale)

Feast & Grazefeast graze

iSquared Cookie Co.

Lydia's Healthy Edibles

Mahogany Memphis

Cane and Herb

Dragon FIRE Nutrition and Energy

Elle's Elixirs

EXPERIENCES (gift cards)

For Kids

Dazzle Creative Dance

Taylor'ed Gymnastics

Ballet On Wheels Dance School

Lye Academy

Collage Dance

For Adults

Kre8ations LLC 

Step and Skate Movement

Local CPR Classes

Trance Meditation Studio

Brwnskin Yoga

Treasured Spa Lounge

Open Methods Consulting Firm

Melvin Guy, realtor

Mobile Mama Massage

Budget Me Black

DR & Associates

Inside Out Coaching & Counseling

WhatTheDoula (Yoga & Doula)

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Klass A Skin Aesthetics 

CG Comms Group

Mobile Mommy (childcare/babysitting services)

September Nail Salon

Demond Salon

Dani Brewer Photography

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The Polish Bottle

Infocus Eyecare

Subroy Dance Studios (dance lessons)

Spoil Me Nail Bar

Jarvis Hues Photo

Organized by Kendra

Simplex Solutions

WiLo & Co

Legendary Lenses

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