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Shop Local 2021 | Highlighting Black-owned San Diego businesses

Featuring businesses from across San Diego County that are Black-owned and operated, Feb 2021.

SAN DIEGO — There are many Black-owned businesses across San Diego County that will be featured and highlighted on News 8 that are open and need support more than ever during the pandemic.  

 It is important to businesses across all industries that the community considers shopping local in San Diego.

To share your favorite Black-owned San Diego business, please submit the name and information through the News 8 app.  We will be featuring businesses each weekday in News 8 newscasts.

Dream Hair Design

The salon specializes in African American hair care but owner, Staysea Hodge, said all are welcome.

Hampton Adams

Hampton Adams sells athletic tape, but owner Seneca Hampton said their products are not just for athletes.

Sip Wine & Beer

Sip Wine & Beer, located in Escondido, highlights brands that are often overlooked.

The Write Juice Truck

The mobile smoothie truck travels around San Diego and the owner says their mission is to blend health back into the community.

Monarch Soap Company

The company specializes in organic, handmade soaps rich in natural glycerin and are plant-based and palm-oil free.

Felix’s BBQ with Soul

Felix's Barbecue with Soul is located in Oceanside. The owner Felix Berry says he is committed to hospitality and wants to bring southern charm to San Diego.

Rollin Roots

The food truck located in Kearny Mesa serves lots of creative plant-based dishes.

AC Plumbing Construction

AC Plumbing Construction is located in Carlsbad. The owner Armon Carter says his business can do it all.

Nomad Donuts

The popular spot in North Park serves gourmet donuts, bagels and coffee.

Sports Channel Media

The platform allows people to live stream or re-watch youth sports games.

Love Wedding Chapel in San Carlos

It's a small wedding chapel open in the backyard of entrepreneur Dawn Hendon.

Luxury Lounging SD

Luxury Lounging SD has specialty picnics for any occasion.

Meri Consulting Services

The CEO Meri Birhane helps book sales meetings for tech companies along with other important needs.

The Formula Skin Lab

It's a trendy skincare and beauty bar that specializes in relaxing facials, acne correction and ethnic skincare.

Lonely Floater

“Lonely Floater” sells clothes, accessories and athletic equipment.

Fivespace Shop

Fivespace Shop is a Black-owned record shop in North Park with a deep Hip Hop selection.

Sew Forgiven Boutique

The owner Sabrina Thomas takes jeans and other fabrics and repurposes them into accessories like hats, bags and even masks.

Freshly Faded Barber Shop

Freshly Faded Barber Shop is a black-owned business located in North Park.

Lili Kouture

The boutique located in the College area sells African fashion for both men and women.

Chula Vista Brewery

Chula Vista Brewery is owned by Timothy Parker, a veteran who spent 20 years with the Navy.

Failed Race

"Failed Race" sells clothing on its website. The brand aims to spread knowledge and awareness by sparking a conversation on racial inequalities.

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