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10 RVA 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 RVA you can support this month, and all year long!
  1. The 4 Cyber Cafe

By day, The 4 Cyber Café offers enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages, wi-fi, and live music at the “best food café” in Richmond. By night, the café turns into an eclectic live entertainment venue hosting some of the finest artists in the country.

  1. Aces Sports Lounge

Aces Sports Lounge features 20+ draft beers, flat-screen TVs, hookah service, cigar lounge and more!
  1. Adiva Naturals

Adiva Naturals’ mission is to provide natural, safe, and effective personal care and lifestyle products with the goal of educating and enhancing the life of its consumers. The skin and haircare products sold by the line are handmade and healthy alternatives to the synthetic traditionally found on the market.
  1. The Book Bar

The Book Bar is a boutique bookstore and wine bar that centers around BIPOC authors and brands. The bookstore also offers a quarterly subscription book box and free book club membership!
  1. Hour Cycle

Hour Cycle celebrates Black music, art, language, and culture through its 60-minute indoor cycling sessions. Hour Cycle aims to promote positive imagery of Black excellence, joy, health, wellness, body image, and expression.
  1. Indigo 2nd Street Salon

Indigo Salon is a hair studio with a mission to ensure that each client is empowered with information on how to keep the strongest, healthiest hair possible and with an understanding that strong and healthy hair is beautiful hair.
  1. Little Nomad

Little Nomad started as a line of fresh, modern, gender neutral children's graphic tees inspired by a sense of humor, curiosity, and hip hop culture and grew into a shop that is dedicated to sourcing engaging and meaningful goods. The store aims to be a modern alternative to typical retailers.
  1. Lucid Living

Lucid Living is a holistic healing and wellness center offering services like Reiki Healing, Sound Therapy, and much more.
  1. Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar

Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar features options for the health-conscious consumer, such as delicious and nutritious smoothies, salads, soups, fresh-pressed juices and more.

  1. Sassy Jones

Sassy Jones is an upscale boutique offering affordable statement pieces, high-quality handbags, and beauty products.

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 Metropolis at Innsbrook in celebrating RVA's Black-owned businesses and their important contributions to our economy.

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