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Support These Black-Owned Businesses on Juneteenth

by Kimberly Inlander

May 17, 2023

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Destinations / North America

Celebrate Juneteenth this year by supporting these Black-owned businesses around the country.


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BLCK Market

In Houston, BLCK Market, founded by J.O. Malone, started with seven vendors in Sawyer Yards’ hallway before opening its first brick-and-mortar location in September 2021 with space for more than 50 Black-owned businesses. On June 17, check out BLCK Market’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration.


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Tiny Urban Escapes

Located in Indianapolis’ Haughville neighborhood, Tiny Urban Escapes is a boutique resort of four semi-glass private luxury suites and private event space converted from upcycled shipping containers, founded by Indy native Robin Staten.


Bronzeville Collective

In Milwaukee, this store features more than 30 local brands from creatives of color, in a neighborhood that is predominantly Black. Pepperpot, newly opened, serves authentic Jamaican cuisine.


Check out these other spots in Milwaukee while there: Jewels Caribbean, a private event space; On the Bayou, for a taste of New Orleans; and Funky Fresh Spring Rolls.


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Humble Baron

In Shelbyville, Tennessee, at Nearest Green Distillery, Humble Baron broke a Guinness World Record with its March 2023 opening as the world’s longest bar, at 518 feet long with 202 barstools. Owners Fawn and Keith Weaver broke other records as the first African-American-owned whiskey label and best-selling overall spirit in the U.S. by an African American.


Ethel Mae’s

A soulful upscale dining restaurant in Tupelo, Mississippi, Ethel Mae’s combines entertainment with Southern flavor and unique eats. Owner Demetra Sherer named the restaurant after her late mother.


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Say What? Nearly All Travelers Steal from Hotels

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Making the Best of an Airport Experience: Hamad International Airport

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Products / Travel
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Hey You, FunkkOff!

We’ve all had that moment of walking off a plane after a long flight feeling undeniably icky. Hours upon hours in economy class will leave you worse for the wear and in need of a good shower. While you might need to wait until you get to your hotel for that shower, there is one way you can feel just a little fresher mid-flight or at the airport during a layover with FunkkOFF TeethRefresher.