Supporting Black Business during Black Business Month
August is recognized as National Black Business Month, a month devoted to supporting and celebrating black-owned businesses across the country.
We’re highlighting thirteen black-owned businesses that strive to serve their communities and give back to the military community as well.
Check out these entrepreneurs below!
The Bautista Project Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides basic living essentials, educational resources, support groups, and other necessary resources to assist homeless community members with reintegration.
Meet Delicia Carswell, a Coast Guard Spouse and her business, Elite Financial Consulting | Instagram
Elite Financial Consulting is a personal finance consulting firm specializing in budget creation, debt management, credit restoration, and Federal Security Clearance assistance relating to Financial Considerations. Whether you are looking to create a spending plan, find the light at the end of the debt tunnel, restore your credit, or obtain & retain your Federal Security Clearance, Elite Financial Consulting has a program for you!
Meet Alicia Henderson, a Marine Corps Spouse and her business, Empirenista Business Success Coaching | Instagram
Alicia helps women leverage video as a high-ticket client attraction magnet so they can increase their reach, scale their revenue, and build businesses that support the lifestyles that they want.
Meet Zandra Moten, a Retired Army Spouse, and author of It’s PCS Season | Instagram
It’s PCS Season is a book series that gives a glimpse into the lives of military families and most importantly, the military-connected children. In this first book of the series, meet Riley. This book is based on real-life events and experiences.
Kids Rank is a service-based organization developed specifically for military children. Kids Rank engages children through local clubs and in hands-on, skill-building projects and volunteer opportunities to encourage resilience while supporting their physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs.
Kulture Kabinet is a personal health and wellness business born out of necessity to provide Mrs. Aleena Johnson’s family with more holistic remedies. This wonder woman started with her now best-selling salve that helps relieve eczema-related symptoms. She now carries elderberry syrup, several different herbs, capsules, and many more great products.
Married to Navy Counseling Services focus is on military lifestyle issues and marginalized adolescents. They include a high level of education and training combined with compassion and non-biased perspectives. All of this comes together to help clients ascertain tools and perspectives to go about life confidently. Dr. Black is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in California, Florida, and Virginia.
Military Marriage Day celebrates the oaths and vows of military couples nationally and helps build strong relationships through inspiring moments. The goal is to bring greater growth and connection to all US military couples. Military Marriage Day is celebrated on August 14th.
Meet Laurent and Amber Bailey, a Retired Dual Air Force Couple, and their business Primetime Financial Solutions | Facebook
The Baileys are independent marketing insurance agents who shop the market of over 40 A+ companies to source the best products based on the needs of their clients. Primetime Financial Solutions offers financial education and a pathway for military families to create a legacy for themselves.
Shine Sis podcast is geared towards military spouses and like-minded people trying to find their purpose in life. Shine Sis was inspired by Candus and Mary, best friends, military spouses, and SAHMs (stay-at-home moms), sharing their life experiences while navigating through the challenging milspouse life.
Shine Brothers Auto Detailing is less than two miles from Dover Air Force Base, and caters to the military and veteran personnel, as well as families throughout Kent County. The Cambridge’s serve this community with the best quality auto detailing services and are certified dealers through the International Detailers Association.
STZY is a Certified B-Corporation Pending and was founded and currently operates in San Antonio, Texas. Their mission is the commitment to helping others, and they wanted to create a company that revolves around truly helping young student-athletes in need while supplying the highest quality materials you’ve experienced in a pair of socks! STZY was created to disrupt the meaning of change. The world could use a little bit of change.
Westhouse is a military spouse-owned gifting company helping military-connected people purposefully give in order to grow meaningful connections, stronger communities, and thriving businesses. Westhouse also employs military spouses.
So, the next time you need to do some shopping, support a black, military and/or veteran-owned business! They have many great products and services to offer you, your family and friends. You will also contribute to building a strong, successful, and equitable community along the way.
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