Article titled Dooky Chase’s Restaurant

Dooky Chase’s Restaurant

Located at 2301 Orleans Avenue in the Tremé community of New Orleans, Louisiana, Dooky Chase is a wonderful dining establishment that has proudly serviced its patrons for four generations! Founded by Edgar “Dooky” Chase, Sr. and Emily Chase... Continue Reading
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African American Chefs Hall of Fame

Launched by the Taste of Heritage Foundation in 1993, the African American Chefs Hall of Fame is a program that honors the past and celebrates the present of African Americans who have made extraordinary gifts to culinary arts and society.  By... Continue Reading
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George Washington Carver Museum

Located at 1212 West Montgomery Road on the campus of Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama is the George Washington Carver Museum.  As a component of the Tuskegee National Historic Site, the museum is managed by the National Parks Service (NPS... Continue Reading
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Black Ensemble Theater

Actress, director, producer and writer Jackie Taylor founded the Black Ensemble Theatre (BE) in 1976 in order to counter the pervasive negative imagery of Blacks by promoting diverse aspects of Black life.  Since 2011, the Black Ensemble Theater h... Continue Reading
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Compton Cowboys

Located in the South Central area outside of Los Angeles, the Compton Cowboys is a collective of African-American friends who united to carry on the historical tradition of Black horsemanship.  Their mission, according to their website, is to ... Continue Reading
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Jim Beckwourth Museum

Located at 1820 Rocky Road in Portola, California, the Jim Beckwourth Museum is a log cabin that, according to the City of Portola website, was “constructed of ‘V’ notched logs of the typed used in the area where Beckwourth grew up.” Lo... Continue Reading
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Black Nation

Black Nation is a digital app that was founded by Rameish Budhoo in 2018.  The impetus behind its creation was to connect consumers who wanted to support Black-owned businesses and for Black-owned businesses to share their goods, products and ... Continue Reading
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Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters

Anchored in Darien, Georgia, the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters are a critically-acclaimed collective of African-Americans who are preserving cultural aspects of their ancestral heritage via performance and education.  Professionally formed ... Continue Reading
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EatOkra is a Black-owned, business directory app that guides its users to discover Black-owned businesses centered upon food and beverages.  Founded in 2016 by Anthony and Janique, who serve, respectively, in development and operations/design, it ... Continue Reading
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Urban Bush Women

Located at 138 S. Oxford St in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, Urban Bush Women (UBW) was founded in 1984 by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.  Having majored in dance, Zollar is an alumna of University of Missouri at Kansas City and Florida State Un... Continue Reading