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250+ Ohio Businesses to Support that are Black-Owned

  1. Hi,

    Swimbabyswimcle.com
    Swimming lessons for children
    Cleveland, Ohio

  2. Hello! I wanted to share that I am a black business owner in Stark County. I own a behavior therapy center, BEHAVIORAL HARMONY LTD, and specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis. My center is located in Canton, Ohio.
    Thank you for your support! ❤️
    Victoria Walker

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Victoria! Thank you so much for posting your info! I’ve added you to the list and updated the post! 🙂

  3. Candace says:

    This is great – thank you for collecting this information to share with us. Do you happen to have a similar list for Black Doctors & Dentists? My friends and I are having a hard time finding them on our own and the few Google searches we’ve tried don’t seem to yield accurate results. Any help you could provide would be great!

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Candace, Thank you so much for your kind words! That is a great idea, and I will add it to my list of future content to cover. 🙂

  4. Danica Rice says:

    Hello Desiree,
    I too am a black business owner of an event planning company. My business name is Dreams 2 Reality Event Planning, LLC. We are in Cuyahoga Falls, OH serving Summit County and surrounding areas.

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Danica, I’ve added your business, Dreams 2 Reality Event Planning to the list and updated the post! Thank you for reaching out! 🙂

  5. Carol Richardson says:

    My sister, Mesha Richardson owns a nail shop in Akron called Nailed It on North Main Street.
    Thanks Carol Richardson

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Carol, thank you so much for the recommendation! I’ve added Nailed It by Mesha to the list and updated the post! 🙂

  6. Can you please add me to this list.

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi LaQuata, I’ve added your business, White gloves Cleaning Solutions to the list and updated the post! 🙂 Thanks for reaching out!

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  23. Felicia Roberson says:

    Hello
    Can you please add
    Unto Him Salon (Black Owned Salon – Akron Ohio)?
    Also add “Tipsy Nail & Lash Designs” Black Nail Tech
    Akron Ohio
    Thank you

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Felicia, thank you so much for your comment and recommendations! I have added both Unto Him Salon and Tipsy Nail & Lash Designs to the list and updated the post. Please let me know if I can do anything for you in the future, and have a great rest of your week! – Destinee Stark

  24. Mary Gary-Stephens says:

    Hi Destinee, please add Champion Dry Cleaners, Massillion Ohio. Owner , Daryl Stephens

    • Destinee Stark says:

      Hi Mary, thank you so much for your comment and recommendation! I have added Champion Dry Cleaners to the list and updated the post. I couldn’t find a website to link to, so I just linked to their Yelp page. Please let me know if I can do anything for you in the future, and have a great rest of your week! -Destinee Stark

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  26. Wulffrith says:

    She included her own businesses, Destinee Stark Photography and Detinee Stark Shop. Stark is a photographer and graphic artist. She does portraits for high school senior and college grads, as well as branding photography for business owners.

  27. Hi Destinee, can you add CHI-CA-DI Natural Skin and Hair products to your list, out of Canton, OH.

    website chi-ca-di.com
    Fennessee Solutions, LLC
    (Owner) Tracey Richardson-Fennessee

    Thanks,
    Tracey:)

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