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Celebrate Black Business Month by Supporting These Black-Owned Businesses

Updated: Jul 31

It's vital to be both a social and economic ally.

At ECDI, our clients represent a diverse array of businesses, including restaurants, event venues, and retail spots. By choosing to buy from these businesses, you're contributing to their growth and success.

Check out the categories below to find your newest shopping spot:

Apparel and accessories:

Black Mentality Clothing

Luxury street wear clothing brand, with a mission to bring awareness to black mental health and bring unity and empowerment throughout our communities

Beautifully Broken With Purpose, LLC

Faith encouraging tees that bring healing, drive God-purpose, and uplift broken women of faith.

Diva Defined Boutique

(Southern Ohio) Women's fashion apparel S-3X, shoes, accessories, and more. DDB was created to help women feel and look beautiful at an affordable cost.


Handcrafted statement earrings and skincare. All denim earrings are 25% off.

Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center

(Northern Ohio) Clothing that contours to all sizes and accessories that empowers customers to be amazing.

Persona Custom Clothiers

(Central Ohio) Lux custom clothing and more. Atelier Showrooms in Columbus, Ohio and Dallas, Texas.

Pressed Social Standard LLC

(Central Ohio) Custom pressed t-shirts that allow customers to express themselves through imagery. They also sell branded hats, jeans and shoes and are offering 5$ off any custom t-shirt.

Serene Creations

Clothing brand reminding everybody to love themselves.

Styles of Imagination Fashions

Life is not perfect but your outfit can be! This is a boutique with clothes ranging from sporty casual to high-end fashion and more.

Vidia's Closet

(Southern Ohio) Premier fashion destination for women looking for exclusive pieces while experiencing a intimate and tailored shopping experience. Use code VC15 for 15% off your online order.


A Fine Line Barbering

(Northern Ohio) Come in and enjoy a clean shop that caters to your barbering needs.

A'Blissful Crown

Natural and herbal hair care products for hair growth and moisture. Get 15% off when you subscribe!

Annetta's Beauty Bar

(Southern Ohio) A hair salon specializing in natural haircare, straightening and weaves

Carmella Marie Inc.

(Northern Ohio) A holistic hair and beauty company where we build great hair starting from the inside out with our drinkable cold pressed juices (internal), our hair and skin care products (topical) and then our stress reducing plant babies (environmental).

Catlin Naturals

(Northern Ohio) A luxury body care brand that offers unique, quality products for all skin types. The collections are skillfully made by hand and formulated with ethically and locally sourced ingredients. Sign up online and get 20% off!

Hair Geek Studios

(Northern Ohio) A full service salon providing services from simple styling to extreme makeovers. They value themselves on providing extraordinary customer service while enhancing one’s inner beauty.

Natural AWA (Authentic Wonders from Africa)

(Central Ohio) A clean, ethical, and sustainable beauty brand inspired by Africa's best kept beauty secrets. Their mission is to build self-confidence while empowering women and improving lives in communities.

Organic Glisten

(Northwest Ohio) High quality organic and vegan skincare products aiming to improve skin and quality of life. Shipping is available nationwide.

Purple Rose Cosmetics

Affordable spa-quality bath, body and facial products. Get 2 Mocha Mint Body Polishes for $25 or 4 samplers for $10.

Skin District Store

(Northern Ohio) Skin District Store is an all-natural, customizable self-care product line. The business was founded and is operated by 6, 7, and 11 year old sisters.

Cleaning services:

Square Janitorial Cleaning Inc.

(Central Ohio) Cleaning services for schools, churches, medical facilities, office buildings, and senior living facilities. They customize their services to meet your specific needs.

Standing Ovation Cleaning Company LLC

(Northern Ohio) Residential and commercial cleaning that offers an array of cleaning services.

Coaching and consulting:

Aftonisms White Hat Consulting

(Central Ohio) If you have a business obstacle in the areas of administration, graphic design, website building, grants, or custom apparel, Aftonisms can help you move it with proven solutions!

All Things In Common, LLC

HR consulting firm offering a free initial consultation to better understand the needs of their clients.

C. Renee HR Consulting, LLC

(Southern Ohio) Professional HR Solutions committed to deliver the absolute best guidance and service towards result driven success that meets organizations unique HR Challenges.

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Felony ReEntry Alumni Training INC.

FRAT Inc engages returning citizens with solutions to political, social, and economic challenges as well as the intermediary between the resources and the clients.

Hello Greatness Company

A boutique organizational consulting firm that provides leadership development, customized trainings and coaching to women leaders, employees of color and for the companies in which they work.

Help2Heal Services, LLC

Services that help people heal, focused on trauma recovery, grief support, spiritual growth and more.

LiPav Consulting, LLC

A marketing communication and grant services firm. The mission is to provide marketing, communication, and grant writing service that place organizations on the path to excellence.

Philanthropy for the People

Where equity and philanthropy meet. Philanthropy for the People partners with donors, foundations, and fundraisers to develop and implement racial equity-centered strategies.

Stay Free Ministries, LLC

A faith-based agency where you can learn

how to maintain a life of freedom and fulfillment. The program offers Christian counseling, life coaching, support groups, workshops, seminars, retreats, and prayer and inner healing.

Taking Charge Inc.

Helping business owners develop and maintain a profitable and dominating social media presence.

Varsey Laurelle, LLC

Organizational development consulting, facilitation, and leadership coaching. They equip leaders with skills and awareness that provide equal access to development, opportunities, and resources for their teams.


All Thangs Truck Hauling & Dumpsters, LLC

(Southern Ohio) They are here to help you clean out your garage, house, business or clean up your yard. They're currently offering $100 off labor costs when you purchase a dumpster at full price.

Central Contractor's & Redevelopment, LLC

A full-service construction company that oversees residential and commercial new construction to complete remodels in the public and private sector of real estate.

Diagonal Interiors

A commercial and residential construction company in the state of Ohio. A team of fully-experienced professionals who tackle everything from large scale complex construction projects to small repairs jobs.

Griffin Fire & Pipe, LLC

Provides fire sprinkler labor, fire sprinkler installation, fire pumps, piping, fire sprinkler service and inspections, and backflow service testing in the Tri-State area (OH-IN-KY) to residential homes and commercial businesses.

Karimah Homes, LLC

(Central Ohio) Home remodeling and fire restoration. They're honored to do rehabs for homes in the Linden Area, which includes siding, roofing, concrete work, and demolition.

Ray's Reconditioning, LLC

(Northeast Ohio) A residential and commercial remodeling company with Christian values. Their mission is to increase customer quality of living with skilled craftsmanship and excellent service.


2nd Semester Consignment Shop

(Northern Ohio) Resale education store that helps teachers and parents save money on their education needs.

Beyond Expectations Barber College

(Northern Ohio) Helping young men and women reach their career goals in barbering. They offer the cheapest haircuts in the city ($5 facials, $6 haircuts for children and seniors, and $7 haircuts for adults).

Dare 2 Dream

(Northern Ohio) An educational consulting company focused on helping individuals in middle school through retirement take the next steps in their lives

Jeremiah's Corner

(Northern Ohio) Making a difference in the world with the use of children’s books, educational materials, and apparel. They believe in celebrating each person’s unique characteristics that make them who they are.

Just Like Me Presents

(Southern Ohio) Workshops and resources to assist children to increase their access to culturally responsive teaching materials available to parents, teachers, and community groups.

Montessori Life LLC

(Northern Ohio) A preschool dedicated to creating lifelong learners through inspirational environments. Enrollment for fall opens August first. Noordoos hills residents receive $50 off their first month's tuition!

Pyramid Community Development Corporation

Provides ladders of opportunities for those interested in obtaining IT careers and small business startups.

Taylor Act of Learning (Yeladim) Academy

(Northern Ohio) Child care center serving children ages six weeks to thirteen years of age. Providing the highest quality early childhood educational program that will empower and nurture families through the act of learning.

Transitions Educational Coaching & Consulting Services

(Northern Ohio) Leadership coaching, educational training, and custom course/program curriculum development for teachers who are responsible for educating and inspiring K12 students.


B Quul Creations

Writing company with a vision to display innovative artistry in entertainment that enlightens and inspires.

DearDotNettieMae Theater Productions

(Southern Ohio) A company creating original stage plays and entertainment content. They will be hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on May 6, 2023.

Posh Teatime Co.

(Central Ohio) A social enterprise providing exquisite tea experiences and delectable treats. They're passionate about creating memorable moments centered around the art of tea, combining elegance, quality, and exceptional customer service.


A movie and marketing company focused on creating productions for television, the internet and movie theaters with bold, entertaining characters and businesses integrated in the stories.

Event services:

BeautifullyCraftedInteriors LLC

(Central Ohio) Planning, design, coordination, and production. This includes brunch, bridal showers, wedding decorating, private birthdays, luxury picnics, upscale events, special occasions, hotel surprises, and proposals.

BurgundyGinger Events

An event planning and design firm based specializing in curating unforgettable events for our clients. They offer event planning, coordination, luxury balloon designs and custom event rentals.

Chic Pics Photo Booths

(Central Ohio) Fully customizable interactive photo booth experiences that will elevate any wedding or event.

GENESIS Downtown

Downtown Columbus’ newest wedding and events venue! Columbus has a booming small business community and they want to support budding entrepreneurs and give them a platform to showcase their craft.

Kidspartysquad Softplay Rental

(Central Ohio) A mobile SoftPlay Rental company operating under a family business. They bring and create fun and safe play area for kids aged 0-5 years old.

The Five Party & Event Center

(Central Ohio) Premier event venue specializing in children’s parties and social events. They also offer private event rental opportunities for wedding and baby showers, business meetings, holiday events and more!


CW Wellness by Design

Offering convenient health and wellness solutions for your busy lifestyle. Offerings include virtual fitness classes, in-person classes and a 10-Day healthy cleanse/reset.

Forever Free Fitness

(Central Ohio) A fitness and lifestyle brand that empowers women of all ages, walks of life to take back their lives and implement healthy choices for their overall wellbeing.

LGNDZ Athletics Club

(Southern Ohio) A health and wellness fitness center geared around classes, 1-1, rehabilitation and even a smoothie shop.

Soza Fitness & Wellness

(Northern Ohio) A fitness and wellness center located in Parma, Ohio. Your first group fitness class is always free!

Food and beverages:

Can't Believe It's Vegan

(Central Ohio) Serving amazing vegan dishes, with passion.

City Belle Fried Pies

(Southern Ohio) A Cincy food truck making delicious sweet and savory fried pies from scratch.

Chef Butcher's Creole Kitchen

(Central Ohio) Restaurant serving Creole cuisine such as Jambalaya, Gumbo, Etoufee and various Po Boys. Carry out & catering orders also available.

Chicken Head's Ghost Kitchen

(Southwest Ohio) Fast casual fried chicken concept specializing in chef crafted, southern inspired chicken dishes, drinks and desserts!

Dawnah B's

Professional catering and chef services for all events and occasions.

Dixon Family Catering

(Central Ohio) A catering service that specializes in comfort food from around the world and serves small groups, business meetings, tailgate parties, etc.

Dos Hermanos Taco Truck

(Central Ohio) Authentic Mexican restaurant dedicated to serving traditional Oaxacan food to the community, while using fresh and local ingredients.

Franklinton Market

(Central Ohio) Offering everyday items that everyone needs in the Franklinton area.

Jikoni Toledo

(Northwest Ohio) Authentic East African cuisine offering catering orders for small and large groups, delivery orders, and even cooking classes with chef Tom.

Royalty Eatery's Seasoning Blends

(Southern Ohio) Seasoning/spice curating company. Specializing in flavorful, low sodium and salt free seasonings.

Squash The Beef Catering, LLC

(Northern Ohio) High quality vegan comfort food. They are a mobile food business and offer catering services for small groups/parties, corporate events, pop-up shops and food festivals/fairs.

Str8 out the Kitchen

(Northern Ohio) Soul food restaurant with a double drive thru, delivery, and pick up options. They are a second chance equal opportunity company that employs all who desire to work.

The scRUMptious Dessert

(Southwest Ohio) This bakery offers the rum cake for any and every occasion! They have a variety of sizes and flavors to try.

Vitiman Kandie

(Northern Ohio) Natural herbs and juices offerering nutrition on the go. If you are looking for a holistic approach to your wellness journey, Vitiman Kandie is your answer.

Feed Me Sandwich Kings LLC

(Central Ohio) Small, family-owned sandwich shop located on the corner of Main and Ohio in Columbus. This is your destination for hunger elimination!

36 Catering

(Central Ohio) Are you looking for someone to provide the food at your next event? Whether you're planning a private brunch at your home for 20 guests or a large birthday party for 200, 36 Catering can help you craft the perfect meal.

Health and wellness:

A Touch of Balance

(Central Ohio) Focusing on the care of the whole body through the use of reflexology, pedicures, and holistic wellness

Dr. Tameka Ellington Enterprises

A personal, professional, and spiritual wellness company. Dr. Tameka Ellington is a speaker, internationally acclaimed and awarded fashion scholar, and confidence coach.

Daybreak Yoga, LLC

(Northern Ohio) Daily yoga classes, yoga teacher training, mindfulness and yoga workshops, collaborative projects, and a mentorship program.

Healthy Habits by Kyme

(Central Ohio) A meal prep business and shake and smoothie shop. Mention ECDI and receive 20% off your meal prep or cafe purchase.

Holistic Pregnancy and Wellness Services

(Central Ohio) Provides services to Black and minority mothers in an effort to reduce maternal and infant mortality.

Lavish Me by Adore

(Northwest Ohio) An IV hydration and aesthetics clinic specializing in IV vitamin therapy, full body waxing, massages, non invasive body treatments, post op care and advance skincare treatments.

Lotus Love Companion Care LLC

(Northern Ohio) In home health care assistance and companion care for seniors of the community.

Replenish Spa

(Central Ohio) A self-care evolution here to awaken and restore the community to live a more connected and beautiful everyday life.

Renaissance Behavioral Health LLC

(Northeast Ohio) An outpatient mental health center focusing on individual, family, group therapies and mental health services. RBH strives to help underserved adults and children achieve a better quality of life through outpatient and community mental healthcare.

The Self Care Suite

A wellness community for Black women, providing digital and in-person experiences that allow women a reprieve from the daily grind to design a life that is nourishing and expansive.

Wonderfully Made Inc.

(Northern Ohio) A wide variety of wellness, ministry and music services, with a vision to be the agent of change.

Home improvement:

Champion Pest & Termite Control

(Central Ohio) Residential, commercial, and institutional pest, termite, and bed bug control.

Sharp Professional Painting Company, LLC

With over 15 years of experience, they provide top-quality interior and exterior residential, and commercial painting services.


Adams Dental Assisting Academy

(Central Ohio) This is a 4 month dental assisting course to prepare students for the AMT( American Medical Technologists) RDA exam.

Advocate Hope 4 U

Assisting nursing students with passing their licensing exam and increasing their GPA in their nursing program.

Clarrissa’s Care Services, LLC

(Southern Ohio) Service for children or adults who have a developmental disablility.

CodeXcellence Inc.

A medical billing, coding, consulting and education company.

OptiGo Mobile Vision

(Northern Ohio) A mobile optical shop. Personalized, professional, optical care at your convenience.

Xoomia Health

A unified healthcare system that allows caregivers, home health agencies, doctor office, clinics, government, etc. to securely manage and share individual/patient health information.


CocoaLuxe Escapes

Curates luxury experiences for those who wish to bring their travel dreams to life without the hassle.

Double Customs LLC

(Northern Ohio) Twin sisters, Aziah and Daziah, specialize in custom artwork, and helping others bring their visions to life. They also offer business coaching.

EnVision Proven Success

(Central Ohio) An organization that provides knowledge and resources that empower women to improve their quality of life. Through their publication, you can read the stories of women who have regained their dignity and moved forward in a way they previously thought impossible.

Professional services:

KMG Estates LLC

(Central Ohio) Your certified guide to real estate, property management, and investing.

First Class Mobile Detailing Services

(Central Ohio) Luxury carwash and auto detailing concierge service. They handle all of your detailing needs in the comfort of your home or job which provides greater flexibility around your schedule.

Nicole D Miller Publishing LLC

A boutique self publishing company that provides self publishing services for Independent Authors.