• Tue. May 30th, 2023

Many Black-owned businesses across the country have suffered greatly during the COVID-19 economic crisis. Local Black-owned businesses explain how they are forging through during the pandemic.

Rosho Awards & Graphics

2206 Langdon Farm Rd, Cincinnati Ohio, 45237

(513) 731 – 8111

Facebook: Rosho Awards & Graphics

IG: roshow_awards

Twitter: RoshoAwards


Owner: Jesse Roley and Iris Roley

Hajilat Brand

IG: hajilat.brand


Owner: Talijah Moet

Osiyana Apparel

Facebook: Osiyana Apparel

IG: osiyana.apparel


Owner: Talijah Moet

Inspire Salon and Boutique

6120 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati Ohio, 45224

(513) 541-5700

Facebook: Inspire Salon and Boutique

IG: inspiresalonandboutique


Owner: Sandra Shakir

D&E Beauty Bar LLC

8874B Colerain Ave, Cincinnati Ohio, 45251

(513) 830-3659

Facebook: D&E Beauty Bar LLC.

Owner: Denise Porter and Elissa Walker

Bodied Bootcamp

Facebook: Bodied Bootcamp

IG: bodiedbootcamp


Owner: Olivia James

Faith Fleeks

IG: faithfleeks

Owner: Faith Gibson

The Front Page

588 Compton Rd, Cincinnati Ohio, 45231

(513) 813-3363

Facebook: The Front Page LLC

IG: thefrontpagellc


Owner: Faith Gibson

Smoove Creations

Facebook: Smoove Creations

IG: smooove_creations

Twitter: smoovecreations


Owner: Isaiah Kelly

ChoZen 4 U Boutique

5822 Hamilton Ave #36, Cincinnati Ohio, 45224

(513) 466 – 1656

Facebook: ChoZen 4 U Boutique

IG: chozen4uboutique


Owner: Corless Berry

Switch Lighting & Design

312 W 4th St #2, Cincinnati Ohio, 45202

(513) 721 – 8100

Facebook: Switch Lighting & Design

IG: switchondesign, switchcollection

Twitter: SwitchLighting


Owner: Bertie Ray III

Bonita’s Southern Sweet Potato Pies

Facebook: Bonita’s Southern Sweet Potato Pies


Owner: Bonita Carlise

BlaCK Coffee Lounge

824 Elm St, Cincinnati Ohio, 45202

(513) 802 – 5228

Facebook: BlaCk Coffee Lounge

IG: blackcoffeecincy

Owner: Eddie Vaughn

BlaCk Owned Outerwear

822 Elm St, Cincinnati Ohio, 45202

(513) 407 – 3496

Facebook: BlaCk Owned Outerwear

IG: imblackowned

Twitter: ImBlaCkOWned


Owner: Eddie Vaughn

Mpressive Exposure

Facebook: Mpressive Exposure

IG: mpressiveexposure


Owner: Mikayla Chess

Noir Pride Cosmetics

IG: noir_pride_cosmetics

Owner: Khara Hawkins

Empress Vibes Studio

Facebook: Empress Vibes Studio

IG: empressvibesstudios


Owner: Mahogony Fleming

The Cincinnati Herald and WCPO worked together to produce this story. The two news organizations are deeply committed to covering what is happening in our African American community