Shop at local Black-owned businesses

Shop at local Black-owned businesses

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Looking to support local Black-owned businesses? Here is a list of area businesses to get you started. In addition, more than 1,200 Black-owned businesses from around the state can be found at According to the organization’s website, the mission of  shopblackct “is to challenge structural racism and transform the legacy of economic and social inequity in the U.S. by providing a platform to drive business to and awareness of local Black-owned businesses.”




1.American Soul Kitchen and Bar, 164 Scott St. 

2.Mind, Body & Soulfood, 511 W. Main St. 

3.The Lab:A Creative Space for the Arts, 34 High St. 

4.Legendz Barbershop, 246 W. Main St., Unit 1 

5.Brosily Bath and Body, Shop online

6.Derell’s, Shop online

7.Bentley’s Little Jamaican Cuisine, 29 W. Main St. 

8.Deep Fried Dreams, Place your order here

9.Everready Construction, 44 Windsor Ave.

10.B.L.A.C.K. – shop online

11.Auto Legendz, 55 S. Broad St. 

12.Modern Mama – shop online






1.Jerk Fusion food truck (Coming Soon!)







1.Smitten Kitten Beauty, 1089 S. Main St. 

2.Healing Springs Wellness Center, 555 Highland Ave.







1.Pure Spa, 25 Maple St. 

2.Wayne Edwards Productions, Contact at 860-919-4450 or




Are you or do you know a Black-owned business we are missing? Contact me at to be added to the list.

fwilliams@record-journal.com203-317-2373Twitter: @faith_williams2

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