BLACK BUSINESS DIRECTORY
minority BUSINESS SUPPORT
Find a Black-owned business to support by searching our directory of more than 90 local businesses!
Our Commitment to Supporting Black Business
While we have all been impacted by the effects COVID-19, small Black-owned businesses have been among those hit hardest. From transforming into the digital space for easier access to services to becoming economic first responders providing food and necessary resources to those in need, local small businesses have remained the backbone to our community throughout the pandemic. Now is our turn to uplift them!
In an effort to promote community support and uplift our local Black-owned businesses, we’ve created this extensive list of Black businesses local to King County, WA. This list is updated frequently so be sure to come back and check for new additions!
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Black Lives Matter Seattle – King County | Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is a grassroots, volunteer-run, social-justice non-profit organization focused on the empowerment and liberation of Blacks and other people of color through advocacy and direct action.
- (253) 234-7250
Kent Black Action Commission | The mission of the Kent Black Action Commission is to improve and promote the social, economic, political, spiritual and educational conditions of the Black Community in Kent, Washington and the South King County region.
- (253) 486-9029
Not This Time! | NOT THIS TIME! is a grassroots movement that evolved from the killing of Mr. Che’ Andre Taylor by the Seattle Police Department on February 21, 2016. NOT THIS TIME! engages with local community members, the families of those who have lost their loved ones to police shootings, and those who work inside the system, to demand more police accountability and safer communities.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WA State Commission on African American Affairs | The role of the Commission on African American Affairs is to examine and define issues pertaining to the rights and needs of African-Americans and make recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature and state agencies for changes in state programs and laws.
- (360) 725-5664
AxSM Art | AxSM Art is an Arts and Entertainment company seeking to create culturally aware spaces and events for ALL people and have fun while doing it. Our passion for connecting people and building community is the focus of every event and endeavor. Services include paint & sips, live painting, customer orders, merchandise, and more!
Central District Forum | Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas is the only local, nonprofit organization solely dedicated to presenting emerging Black arts, artists, and ideas in the Seattle area. They believe in the value of community, creativity, identity and passion. These values serve as a strategic frame and guide day-to-day operations and program decisions.
- (206) 323-4032
- 104 17th Ave. S.
Langston Seattle | The mission of Langston Seattle is to strengthen and advance our community through Black arts & culture while cultivating Black brilliance.
- (206) 323-7067
- 104 17th Ave. S.
Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) | NAAM’s mission is to spread knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of the histories, arts and cultures of people of African descent for the enrichment of all through exhibitions, programs and events.
- (206) 518-6000
- 2300 S. Massachusetts St.
Royal Esquire Club | Located in the heart of Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, The Royal Esquire Club (REC) is nationally recognized as one of the finest clubs west of the Mississippi as well as the premiere private (501 C 7) black social Club of the entire Pacific Northwest.
- (206) 723-2811
- 5016 Rainier Ave S.
- IG: @_offbranded
- (206) 549-2768
Business Bestie | A 6-week intensive course program where entrepreneurs get hands-on experiential learnings they can use immediately to catapult their success! Led and developed by your very own personal Business Bestie — 5X CEO, Entrepreneur, and business coach Keisha Credit.
ROSY’S Premium Cleaning Services & ROSY’S Mobile Detail | ROSY’S Premium Cleaning Services & Mobile Detail is a licensed & insured cleaning company. We offer services from small to medium for commercial cleaning. Full scale services to residential. The mobile wash is full scale as well. Services to clean professionally inside & outside.
Tax Bunny Book Keeping & Tax Service | TaxBunny is an independently owned tax, bookkeeping, payroll and notary service based in Burien, WA. We work with many local individuals and businesses. We specialize in working with Independent Contractors, Musicians, Artists and Small Businesses.
- (206) 257-5728
- 645 153 SW Street, Suite C-1, Burien, WA 98166
Jaiteh Debra | Jaiteh Debra is a Family Child Care Home in Kent WA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of birth – 13 years 0 months.
- (253) 520-3283
- SE 219th Pl, Kent WA 98031
Jannah Child Care | Jannah Child Care is in home daycare that provides excellence learning experience for children from 1 month to 13 years old.
- (206) 954-9903
Granny Cares Childcare | An in-home daycare focused on problem soling, decision making and self help, while promoting interpersonal communications.
- (206) 242-2617
- 5045 S. 178th St SeaTac, WA 98288
100 Leading Ladies of Color | 100 Leading Ladies of Color (LLC) is a a catalyst & coordinator in honoring & cultivating a regional network of at least 100 powerful, leading women of color & their work.
Central Area Collective | The Central Area Collective is a collection of local business community leaders that have agreed to work together and align their efforts and resources to achieve a greater business community with the values of alignment, collaboration, collective responsibility, and communal transparency.
- (703) 862-7571
Byrd Barr Place | Byrd Barr Place nurtures a more equitable Seattle through services and advocacy that enable people to live healthier, prosperous lives. Byrd Barr Place programs help Seattle residents with basic human services—a warm home, food on the table, and immediate financial relief—so they can break the cycle of poverty and build self-sufficiency.
- (206) 812-4940
Ephrata Amera | Ephrata is a Farmers Insurance agent in Settle, WA. She help customers like you identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs.
- (206) 485-7408
Feed the People | Feed The People is a community-focused, black-led initiative based in Seattle, WA. We operate a community kitchen and lead youth development programs for the love of food! Feed The People envisions communities where nourishing food is accessible, where youth grow up with strong personal connections to food and mentors, and where culinary skills are integral to youth development.
Gifts of Giving Hope | Gifts of Giving Hope encourages those in need by providing them with basic needs, such as food and clothing, as well as haircuts, empowerment classes, cooking and craft classes, holiday support and resources for housing, medical care and referrals for counseling.
Nurturing Roots | Nurturing Roots is a community farming program focused on educating youth & community members on healthy food choices. Creating community through gardening.
- (206) 402-9233
Seattle King County NAACP | The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
- (206) 324-6600
Ta’alem Community Center | Ta’alem Community Center (TCC ) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating our youth of color. We are looking to serve the community by providing support in mentorship, tutoring, and skill set activities.
- (206) 779-3619
- 6721 Martin Luther King Jr Way S. Suite #2C, Seattle WA 98118
4 A Learning Center | Their mission is to provide high quality toddler and preschool programming and childcare in a supportive safe learning environment.
- (206) 860-0230
Africatown Center for Education & Innovation (ACEI) | Africatown Center for Education & Innovation (ACEI) was formed to address the growing educational crisis of African American students within the Seattle Public School District by providing a culturally responsive learning community that fosters hope, resilience, and academic achievement.
Arts Corp | Arts Corp revolutionizes art education by igniting the creative power of young people through culturally engaging learning experiences focused on youth arts education, curriculum development, dance, music, poetry, and leadership development.
- (206) 722-5440 x 106
Black Past | Black Past is an online reference center that makes a wealth of materials on African American history available in one central location on the Internet. It strives to make every computer, regardless of its location, a classroom in African American history.
Hope Academy | Hope Academy is a non-profit community based private school with a focus on creating a safe and equity-based educational space for the growing East-African immigrant/refugee population in Seattle.
- (206) 438-1778
The Marvin Thomas Memorial | The Marvin Thomas Memorial is an organization that is impacting lives through education and sports.
Beauty by Jaye | Jaye is a liscenced esthetician and a sugaring expert. She provides a series of beauty and helath services.
- (206) 446-1190
Emerald City Naturals | Our product line is perfect whether you are just starting your natural hair journey, or you’re an OG natural. Specializing in hair, body, and skincare products.
- (425) 405-0774
- 1600-B SW Dash Point Road, #1077, Federal Way, WA 98023
- IG: @emeraldcitynaturals
Kashmeer Vintage | Kashmeer Vintage is a collection of gently used clothing and accessories.
- (360) 519-4997
Lucke by Keisha | Lucke by Keisha (LBK) is a one-stop-shop for all things wig and hairpiece related! LBK specializes in hair care products for natural hair women who are looking for awesome & affordable protective styling assistance.
- (206) 717-4479
MK Imports | MK Imports sells hair bundles, lashes, merchandise and more!
- (206) 659-9495
QueenCare Products | QueenCare Products were designed with thoughts of how to best serve our skin while utilizing aromatherapy to heal and uplift our mood. Each handcrafted product is infused with good energy, love and natural ingredients that will leave your body feeling luxurious!
Six17 Salon | Located inside Mosaic Salon and Spa, Six17 Salon is a textured hair salon. Six17 Salon specializes in coils, kinks, and curls of all textures. With over two decades of experience, Six17 staff takes pride in giving each client an amazing experience while caring for their natural hair.
Top Shelf Lashes | A Seattle native who has been a licensed esthetician since 2015.
- (206) 795-4410
- 31919 6th Ave S Suite C Federal Way, WA 98003
Be Yoga Burien | BYB strives to create an environment where, through conscious breath and movement, people are profoundly connected to themselves, their bodies, and each other. Be Yoga Burien offers heated and unheated yoga classes suitable for all levels. 26 Yoga, Vinyasa, Yin, Yoga Sculpt, and Barre. Beginners welcome! Our motto is: come as you are. All levels, abilities, ages welcome!
Cierra Sisters | Cierra Sisters is an African-American breast cancer survivor and support organization. Cierra Sisters is committed to increasing local, state, and nationwide attention to the devastating impact of breast cancer, specifically in African American communities.
Dunia Health Clinic | At Dunia Health Clinic we provide everything you need to run a compliant drug, alcohol, and physical testing for professional needs as well as general clinic visits. Our knowledgeable team will manage your entire program to ensure you have all testing requirements in place.
Hip Hop is Green | Hip Hop is Green (HHIG) is a plant based hip hop health and wellness movement providing life changing programs to underserved, low income urban youth and their families in areas of plant based eating, organic gardening, fitness, food justice, and more through creative media and live events.
Joyful Practices | Through deep listening and thoughtful exploration Joyful Practices can help you to clarify your goals so that you can craft a more fulfilling life that is designed around the things that bring you the most joy. They offer supportive tools and accountability structures to help you make the life of your dreams, your reality.
Nxt Level Fitness | Health, fitness, personal training and custom workout plan creation.
P’Oshun’s Collective | P’Oshun’s collectives sells all natural handcrafted health and beauty products infused with sea moss! Sea moss elderberry gummies, sea moss elderberry syrup, whipped body cream, aromatherapy rollers, eucalyptus shower bundles and more!
The League of Extraordinary People | The League of Extraordinary People is launching an ACEs-Science and Trauma-Informed modality of care within an empowerment curriculum through a new-and-improved spiritual, social justice healthcare revolution.
The Spine Clinic | The chiropractor and the rest of the welcoming team at The Spine Clinic are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension.
Trap Vinyasa | Body positive, hip hop yoga community for the culture. Advocating for the underrepresented in all facets. #yogaforus
Emazing Photography | Whether your photography needs are for personal keepsake, business/professional use, a special event or momentous occasion, Erica Daniels is sure to capture every detail and every beautiful moment. Available for travel. Specializes in events, weddings, and natural light portraiture but also offers indoor photography with professional grade lighting equipment.
Flyright Productions LLC | Keith Williams and his staff share over 25 years of experience and are eager to create beautiful images for their clients. Flyright staff are experienced in color processing and can match any skin tones during color processing of your images.
- 3429 So 141st St. Tukwila, WA 98168
Perri Rhoden | Perri Rhoden, affectionately known as thecurlynugget on Instagram, is an Abstract Mixed Media Artist and Muralist from Seattle, Washington. Her artwork is bright, bold, sensual, and full of texture. Her art is inspired by Black women and her manifestations of feminine energy captured on canvas.
- IG: @TheCurlyNugget
Smile Patrol NW | Smile Patrol is a full-service photo + video + photobooth team curating elite experiences and event activations on location. Virtual and in-person experiences available.
- (206) 355-7024
The Affordable Sound Company | The Affordable Sound Company is a professional live audio sound reinforcement company, that sets up and operates custom sound systems for small and medium size events and venues.
- (206) 455-0266
The Copy Spot | The Copy Spot, formerly known as Gorilla Graphics, is a locally owned and the only African American owned copy center in the Seattle area, specializing in graphic, print, and marketing services.
- 4547 Rainier Ave, Seattle, WA 98118
- (206) 397-3835
The Elite Collective | A team of black creative professionals with expertise in all stages of visual media, web design, art direction, content creation and event planning.
Ellison Coaching & Counseling | Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, grief, addiction, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a certified professional to help cope with many of life’s challenges. At Ellison Coaching & Counseling, LLC, therapy sessions are designed to unravel painful issues and provide clients with effective tools to help them see the glass half full instead of half empty.
- Book a Free Consultation
24437 Russell Rd, Suite 230, Kent WA 98032
Renegades For Life, Inc | Every life has value and until we see this put into practice there is no equality! We have changed the lives of families and youth through careful intervention by keeping them together and providing them with comprehensive tools that work for them and produces a better quality of life! Our Expertise is in youth and family counseling!
- 1265 S Main St, Suite 305A, Seattle, WA 98144
Restore Therapy, LLC | Sauntia Griffin, LSWAIC, MSW, M.Ed. was born and raised in the Central District of Seattle, Washington where she lives and practices therapy with teens and adults. She has been trained in trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and a variety of techniques for evidence-based practice—regularly drawing from mindfulness and Gestalt approaches.
Black Magic Sweets | Black Magic Sweets is a Seattle based experimental Pop Up bakery, founded by Aliyah Davis, a proud Brooklyn native. The bakery is a combination of her love of the arts and of killer flavor combinations.
Boon Boona Coffee | “Boon” and “Boona” are both words that mean “coffee” in different languages of East Africa. At Boon Boona, we’re committed to sharing the unique coffee and coffee traditions of this region — and to supporting coffee growers and our local community in the process.
Burien Fish House | Delicious seafood specialty items such as fish & chips, lobster rolls, salmon tacos, seafood chowder, and more!
- (206) 294-3506
- 133 SW 153 Street, Burien, WA 98166
- Instagram: @TheBurienFishHouse
City Teriyaki | Japanese inspired dishes including tempura, yakisoba, and a variety of teriyaki dishes. Online ordering available. Open daily from 12pm – 3pm for lunch and 5pm – 8pm for dinner.
- (206) 723-2489
- 5400 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
Communion Restaurant & Bar | We hope to provide closeness that attends a sense of belonging. We invite you to share in an experience of fellowship, homage, and Black culinary exploration. Wednesday – Saturday | 4PM – 10PM | Sunday – Tuesday CLOSED
- 2350 E. Union St., Seattle, WA 98122
- IG: @communionseattle
Emerald City Fish & Chips | Enjoy crab puppies with just the right amount of spice, sweet potato fries with spicy tartar & garlic vinegar, juicy gourmet burgers, perfectly seasoned oysters & prawns, a variety of po’boy sandwiches, chowder, salad and more! Order Sunday through Thursday from 11am – 9pm. Fridays and Saturdays open until 10pm.
- (206) 760-3474
- 3756 Rainier Avenue, Seattle, WA 98144
Fishbox | The Fishbox provides deliciously seasoned fish, fried to perfection in a grab and go box. We specialize in southern fried catfish, halibut, shrimp, oysters, and many more! Rated by Infatuation Seattle as a top fish and chips spot in the city!
- (206) 771-2510
- 172 20th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Jerk Shack | The Jerk Shack pays tribute to classic Caribbean food thoughtfully cooked with care and modern technique. Call in to order. Open Monday – Friday from 4pm – 9pm. View the menu here.
- (206) 441-7817
- 2510 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
Lashelle Wines | Small lot winery and tasting room in Woodinville’s Warehouse District.
Metier Brewing Company | Metier means “one’s calling,” and at Metier Brewing Company our calling is brewing damn good beer and building stronger community to inspire bigger dreams for all.
- (425) 415-8466
- 14125 NE 189th Street, Woodinville, WA 98072
Moe Vegan | 100% plant-based vegan soul food truck!
My Sweet Little Cakes | Hotcakes served from their custom made tangerine-orange trailer named “Myra”.
- (206) 265-3002
NoirePack Inc. | A small start-up whose primary mission is to deliver the Black coffee Experience. Freshly roasted coffee from America’s Premier Black Artisan Roasters, Russell’s Gourmet Coffee in Georgia, Blk & Bold in Iowa, Sailor’s Brew Coffee, and Boon Boona Coffee in the West Coast. We bring you a diaspora of America’s best hidden gems. Coffee roasting is an art, and every Black-owned coffee roaster is a master of their craft.
- (206) 550-1697
Organic Matters LLC | We serve organic Ethiopian coffee and healthy Ethiopian dishes with Fresh Ingredients! We also sell spices, coffee beans, herbs and unique wines!
- 8136 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
Plum Bistro | Organic, sustainable vegan dishes featuring seitan & tofu in an industrial-chic space. Online Order Pickup 11am-7pm daily. Family Meal Pickup 5pm daily.
- (206) 838-5333
- 1429 12th Avenue Seattle, WA 98115
Sami’s Cornerstore – Jackson General | Sami’s is a local family owned grocery store in the heart of the Central District fighting gentrification.
- (206) 240-7515
- 2723 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98144
Seattle’s Chicken Express | At Seattle Chicken Express we serve Soul-infused American breakfast. We have great fried chicken, soft waffle, tasty grits, seasoned collard greens and perfectly cooked red beans. Flavorful foods, that likens to food one ate when growing up surrounded by love.
- (206) 334-6877
- 3621 33rd Ave. S, Ste C5, Seattle, WA 98144
Taste of the Caribbean | Taste of the Caribbean is ready to ignite your culinary passion for the flavorful Jamaican food experience. Our dishes are infused with the Caribbean spices and flavors you know and love. From our famous Jerk Wings to our Curried Shrimp with Rice & Peas, every meal we cook is made with love and passion.
- 1212 East Jefferson Street, Seattle, WA, 98122
- IG: @TasteoftheCaribbean
That Brown Girl Cooks! | That Brown Girl Cooks! is a culinary brand that hosts a collective of flavorful innovations by Chef Kristi Brown. She brings food magic to the tables of the Pacific Northwest though catering, original events, a line of fresh specialty food products, and a wealth of personality. Meals available Thursdays and Saturdays from 2pm – 6pm. Pull up to order at the window.
The Sugah Shack | We specialize in Custom Celebration desserts for all events!
Umami Kushi | Umami Kushi produces Japanese okazu pans, beignets, and yuzu kosho out of our Rainier Beach production kitchen. Our products can be found at various cafes around Seattle, and we are currently offering online ordering for pickup only.
Where Ya At Matt? | New Orleans soul food brought to Seattle! Everything is hand-made right down to the mayonnaise. We put our heart and soul into everything that we do – from order to pick up, you will feel the love. [Food Truck]
Alter Ego Expressions | We believe that apparel and lifestyle merchandise should be designed to empower you to express the many dimensions that make you, you. All custom-designed art wear apparel & accessories by up and coming Seattle-based artist Ayanna Ali.
- IG: @alteregoexp
Avenue 61 | Avenue 61 is a black-owned clothing boutique that was founded in May of 2020. We specialize in providing luxury items at an affordable price. Our primary goal is to uplift women by making them feel beautiful and confident no matter their skin color, size or unique style. We’ve always stood by the saying “if you look good, you feel good”.
Blessed and Thankful, LLC | Our goal is to serve as a reminder that everyday above ground is a Blessing, and our unique journey through LIFE is something to be Thankful for.
- IG: @BlessedandThankful365
- DM to place orders
Brown Family BBQ Sauce | Treat your tastebuds to the finest BBQ sauce! Established in 1987, Brown Family Company is responsible for creating batch after batch of delicious, homemade BBQ sauce. We sell three different flavors—Original, Spicy, and Thick & Sweet with Honey.
- (206) 856-0608
- 611 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA 98166
- IG: @BrownFamilyBBQSauce
Common Scentz, LLC | Hand Poured Scented Soy Wax Candles. Are you using your Common Scentz?
Expressions By CC | Expressions by CC is an online conscious spiritual shop. We aim to create loving, peaceful, and social impact that enhances people & the Earth by providing natural and non-toxic items that are positive & informative! Products include crystals, hand-made crystal jewelry, books, and more!
Kreative Konscious Apparel | Kreative Konscious Apparel is a Seattle-based online clothing company started by Marquise “KnuttKase” Brown. Clothing is a way to express yourself without having to say a word. The hope is that you’ll be able to express yourself in our designs, funny or serious. Welcome to the movement!
LBK Customs | LBK Customs creates customized shirts, hoodies, mugs, and much more. Our mission is to allow you to create a brand that represents you. We hope that we inspire you to showcase your individuality with custom creations.
- 7345 164th Ave NE, Ste. 145-211, Redmond, WA 98052
- IG: @LBK_Customs
Noir Lux Candle Co. | At Noir Lux Candle Co., we take pride in crafting scents that are an ode to good times and great vibes. We are a small Black-owned, woman-owned business that specializes in creating wood wick 100% soy candles, handcrafted in small batches with you in mind! Life’s short. Order that candle. Stay lit!
Something Black Made | Something Black Made (SBM) is not your traditional lifestyle brand; it uses unique designs to uplift and aims to empower those that represent and or support the black community and black culture.
- (206) 267-9671
- IG: @somethingblackmade
Time Tunnel Records | Find Classic Rock, Soul, Jazz, and New Wave on vinyl, CDs, cassette tapes, music stickers, T-shirts, and more. We buy, sell and trade vinyl, CDs, tapes, DVDs, VHS, books, t-shirts, posters, and music gear.
- (206) 243-1579
- 14911 SW Ambaum Boulevard, Burien, WA 98166
Tresha’s Treasures | The Treasure Chest is a fashionable online boutique for curvy girls of all shapes and sizes, to accentuate their beauty and confidence. We currently offer sizes Small-3X.
Abundance of Hope | Abundance of Hope Center is dedicated to enriching the lives of at-risk youth. They provide services and resources to youth age 12- 26 whose lives have been affected by homelessness, oppression, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, and abuse.
- (206) 693-9605
Brothers United in Leadership Development (BUILD) | Leadership development and guidance for Black boys and men with a focus on criminal justice, education, entrepreneurship, and violence prevention.
- (206) 486-6263
Community Passageways | Community Passageways (CP) is a Seattle-based nonprofit with a vision for zero youth incarceration. CP focuses on creating alternatives to incarceration for youth and young adults by rebuilding our communities through committed relationships centered on love, compassion, and consistency.
- (206) 257-0774
D.A.D.S | D.A.D.S assists fathers with resources to help them develop a sense of self, family and community responsibility through education, effective parenting, mentoring and partnering.
- (206) 722-3137
Fast Fathers and Sons Together | Fast Fathers and Sons Together is a youth development organization that focuses on family development, providing guidance, support, and nurture to families, specifically those of color. FFST also promotes lifestyle changes that support improved educational outcomes, improved health, and wellness.
- (206) 228-6460
You Grow Girl! | You Grow Girl! is a nonprofit organization serving female-identifying youth and families throughout Washington state. You Grow Girl works toward a vision to create a safe forum for girls in the foster care system to tackle their fears and insecurities, build self-confidence and be surrounded by peers and adults who are supportive.
- (206) 417-9904
Do you have a black owned business based in King County? We’d love to feature you! Our directory is referenced hundreds of times per month and promoted monthly in our ULMS Newsletter and social channels! The cost is FREE to list. Please note, all businesses featured on the directory MUST:
- Be based within King County
- Have an up to date website or social media page
- Be Black or minority-owned