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10 Wilmington Businesses to Support During Black Business Month

Black Business Month is here, and it's time to celebrate our local entrepreneurs.

Celebrated annually in August, Black Business Month was established in 2004 to acknowledge and appreciate Black-owned businesses and their contributions to our economy.

Here are 10 Black-owned businesses in Wilmington you can support this month, and all year long!
  1. Connie’s Chicken & Waffles

With a focus on providing unique and high-quality food, Connie’s Chicken & Waffles is constantly adding new Chicken & Waffle options, which include their Crunch Berry, Red Velvet, and Oreo flavors!
  1. Eat Clean

Eat Clean is a full-service juice bar serving health-conscious comfort food, including cold-pressed juices using local and organic produce. Build your own smoothies & acai bowls with an array of ingredients that meet your healthy tastebuds, and so much more.

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  1. Milk & Honey Coffeehouse

A coffeehouse, gallery, and venue space, Milk & Honey is where the community gathers, and memorable events are held. Make sure to try their famous flat white and one of their many sandwich options.
  1. Morgan’s

Dress to the nine’s with the help of Morgan’s of Delaware. The boutique carries a range of clothes and accessories fit for uptown elegance to downtown edge.
  1. Drop Squad Kitchen

Drop Squad Kitchen creates boutique style, from scratch, plant-based food using thoughtfully curated ingredients from the earth.
  1. J. Stanley Salon

J. Stanley Salon specializes in weave installation, healthy haircare, short hairstyles, natural styles, and a wide array of professional haircare services.
  1. Jerry Deen’s

Jerry Deen’s offers an exquisite variety of breakfast and lunch meals that are sure to please your taste buds. 

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  1. Freakishly Awesome

This barber shop offers services such as eyebrow shaping, facials, beard sculpting and more.
  1. Jiggy Apparel

This Wilmington clothing brand offers items including hats, tees, hoodies and more.
  1. The Sold Firm

The Sold Firm is a contemporary art gallery based founded in 2019. The gallery represents an assortment of contemporary emerging artists across several genres and styles.

Showcasing a diverse selection of paintings, photography and sculpture, the gallery seeks to create lineage between emerging and established artists. Founded to be inclusive and amplify works by contemporary artists unable to exhibit in larger institutions, the gallery is committed to displaying works from innovators with clear visions.

Black Business Month gives us an opportunity to focus on a community that is too often underrepresented when it comes to access to capital and opportunities to build wealth. Join River House in celebrating Wilmington's Black-owned businesses and their important contributions to our economy.

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