The Official Black Book LA Guide: 50 Black Businesses in LA

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If you’re looking to spend some of your hard-earned dollars with Black-owned businesses, Black Book LA has got you covered!

For the second year in a row, we've compiled a list of amazing businesses in Los Angeles, all run by Black entrepreneurs. This year, find the perfect gifts for your loved ones, dine at the finest restaurants and indulge in everything from natural beauty products to a captivating photo shoot session – all while circulating the Black dollar!


RESTAURANTS 

Leona brings a refreshing and thoughtful dining experience to the Venice Beach area. Just steps from the beach, Chef Nyesha J. Arrington cultivates a warm and inviting setting with a lively atmosphere for both intimate and shared group dining experiences, offering a wide range of culinary creations.

Leona brings a refreshing and thoughtful dining experience to the Venice Beach area. Just steps from the beach, Chef Nyesha J. Arrington cultivates a warm and inviting setting with a lively atmosphere for both intimate and shared group dining experiences, offering a wide range of culinary creations.


DESSERTS & TREATS

Got a sweet tooth? This delightful, southern-style dessert shop serves up delicious treats right out the Baldwin Hills Mall. Stop by to get a taste of pure perfection. 

Got a sweet tooth? This delightful, southern-style dessert shop serves up delicious treats right out the Baldwin Hills Mall. Stop by to get a taste of pure perfection. 

  1. Southern Girl Desserts http://southerngirldesserts.com/
  2. J&B Gourmet Popcorn http://www.jandbpopcorn.com/
  3. Milk and Brookies http://www.milkandbrookies.com

BLACK BEAUTY

Nails by Colvon is the hottest new nail shop on the block. If you're looking for an impromptu mani-pedi, get fly in this fancy mobile nail salon.

Nails by Colvon is the hottest new nail shop on the block. If you're looking for an impromptu mani-pedi, get fly in this fancy mobile nail salon.


FASHION

Lola Ade is a jewelry line made for royalty. With delicate and bold pieces infused with West African influences in a modern setting, each piece is handcrafted with love in sunny Los Angeles.

Lola Ade is a jewelry line made for royalty. With delicate and bold pieces infused with West African influences in a modern setting, each piece is handcrafted with love in sunny Los Angeles.

Style the body and nourish the soul at LOT XI. They have one of a kind finds, handmade apothecary, handmade jewelry, accessories, men's and women's clothing, and host cool events & creative classes for the community!

Style the body and nourish the soul at LOT XI. They have one of a kind finds, handmade apothecary, handmade jewelry, accessories, men's and women's clothing, and host cool events & creative classes for the community!

 

       5. LOT XI https://www.lotxi.com
       6. Philthy Ragz http://www.philthyragz.com/
       7. BLKGRL http://blkgrlww.bigcartel.com/
       8. Royal House of Wraps http://www.royalhouseofwraps.com
       9. Accessory Queen http://www.accessory-queen.com/ 
      10. Endless Couture http://www.endlesscouture.com/


GIFTS & BOOKS

Reflektion Designs has everything you need to step your decor game up. Founder & designer Anitra Terrell designs decor for culturally inspired people who love unique, colorful pieces.

Reflektion Designs has everything you need to step your decor game up. Founder & designer Anitra Terrell designs decor for culturally inspired people who love unique, colorful pieces.


PHOTOGRAPHY + DESIGN

In need of a new website? Creative Director Asia David helps creatives build their brand through fresh web design and art direction. If you're looking to start a new business or rebrand an existing one, Die Free Studios is your one-stop shop.

In need of a new website? Creative Director Asia David helps creatives build their brand through fresh web design and art direction. If you're looking to start a new business or rebrand an existing one, Die Free Studios is your one-stop shop.

  1. Die Free Studios http://www.diefreestudios.com/
  2. TyreeBP Photography tyreebp.com

FITNESS

Gloveworx is the brainchild of Leyon Azubuike,­ a former US National Heavyweight competitor. Located in Santa Monica, this state-of-the-art studio has everything you need to get fit.

Gloveworx is the brainchild of Leyon Azubuike,­ a former US National Heavyweight competitor. Located in Santa Monica, this state-of-the-art studio has everything you need to get fit.

  1. Gloveworx http://gloveworxusa.com/
  2. Kinetic Studio http://www.kineticstudio.la/
  3. Total Woman Gym & Spa Baldwin Hills http://www.totalwomanspa.com/

BANKS

Looking to #BankBlack? Set up an account at One United and join the movement!

Looking to #BankBlack? Set up an account at One United and join the movement!


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