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Letter from the Founder Since Black-Owned Syracuse officially launched in May of this year, I have been overwhelmed with the support and recognition from the community. Black-owned Syracuse fills a void that I personally needed and have heard other community members express they needed as well. I’ve been a resident of Syracuse, New York, starting off in the dorms at Syracuse University where I earned my Master’s in Journalism Innovation, for over 10 years. I am happy that I can use my skills to give back to the community. As stated before on our Instagram (@BlackOwnedSyracuse), this brand would not have been possible if business owners didn’t already step out on faith and start their businesses with the support of the community. I am grateful. We are still in year one, and this is our first of many annual holiday guides. A special thank you to the following business owners who participated this year: Dr. Shanelle R. Benson Reid, ACCESS Global Enterprises, LLC Allia Williams, A List Lashes Waliek Betts, All Money Spends Clothing April Williams, A Perfect 10 Natural Hair Salon Tyrone Dixon, Aroze Through Concrete Consulting Jaleel Campbell, Art by Jaleel Campbell Desiree Goodwin, Infinite Design Hair Studio Ryedell Davis, Mother & Son Wine & Spirits Christian Heyliger, Royal Creations Apparel Jai Reese, ThasRed Decor Travis Robinson, Tru Soundz Entertainment And, thank you, too. Happy Shopping! Best,
Shavon S. Greene Founder, Greene Style Media
What is Black-Owned Syracuse? Black-Owned Syracuse is a digital space dedicated to celebrating Black business owners in Syracuse, New York, and the people who support them. What we offer: Business Directory Business Advice Articles “Black Cu$e” Podcast Coaching services via our parent company Greene Style Media (see page ) Ebooks Features Video services via our parent company Greene Style Media (see page ) ...and more!
What does “Black-owned” mean? Black-owned means any business that is ONLY owned by Black people. What does “Syracuse-based” mean? Any business that services the Syracuse area in a significant way is considered “Syracuse-based.” Businesses does not have to be physically located in Syracuse nor have a storefront.
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Important Recent Findings on Black business ownership and Black buying power: According to LendingClub and Guidant Financial, black business ownership has skyrocketed over 400 percent in one year (2017). According to a Neilsen report, Black people, who is responsible spend more than 50 percent of overall spending, has 1.2 trillion buying power. Black female entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs and most educated group in America, but receives the least funding, makes only 63 percent to every white man’s dollar, and carries the most student loan debt.
#BuyBlackSYR ART: Do it #ForTheCulture
Art by Jaleel Campbell (Page 6) Tru Soundz Entertainment (Page 7) BEAUTY: Get Some Glam
A List Lashes (Page 9) A Perfect 10 Hair (Page 10) Infinite Design (Page 11) CLOTHING: Stay Fly
All Money Spends Clothing (Page 12) Royal Creations Apparel (Page 13) COACHING: Be Better
ACCESS Global Enterprises, LLC (Page 14) Aroze Through Consulting (Page 15) Greene Style Media (Page 16) DECOR: Customize Your Life
Thasred Decor (Page 18) WINES & SPIRITS: Get Lit!
Mother & Son Wine & Spirits (Page 20) NON-PROFITS & CAUSES: Give Back (Page 21)
Art by Jaleel Campbell Award-winning illustrator and creative director Jaleel Campbell creates pieces of work that celebrates Blackness. His canvases’ sizes ranges from 8 x 10 in. to 40 x 60 in. with a price range of $35.00 to $2,250.00.
8 x 10 canvases cost $30 SPECIAL: Get 3 for $80 when you mention this “Black-Owned Syracuse” ad.
Note: The owner reserves the right to end deal at any time.
JaleelCampbell.com Instagram: @itsjalethal Facebook:/JaleelCampbellArt
Instagram: @TruSoundzEnt Facebook: /TruSoundzEnt
Tru Soundz Entertainment is â€œa graphic design firm that helps businesses with social media branding and brand business with business cards, signage, and other corporate marketing materials. Owner: Travis Robinson www.TruSoundzEnt.com
50 percent off 33 x 80 Retractable Banner
15 percent off 100 safety pin buttons
15 percent off 1000 business cards
Sales ends 11:59 PM EST on 11/24/2018
The video duration is 1-2 minutes. Rates start at $100 when you mention this advertisement. This is a $1000+ value!
Are you ready to be a part of the A List ? Never had Lash Extensions before? No problem! Lash extension service involves applying individual faux mink lashes to each individual natural lash that will not ruin your real lashes! Itâ€™s a simple painless application and ... itâ€™s waterproof! A List Lash Extensions can last up to 6 weeks, following proper care instructions given by your lash technician. However, fills are recommended every 2-3 weeks to maintain fullness. Thank you for reading, and I hope to soon welcome you to The A List! -Allia Williams, Owner Facebook.com/AListLashes315 Instagram: @AListLashes_ Phone: (315) 344-1861
SPECIAL: Referrals from Black-owned Syracuse receive $10 off full set. Note: The owner reserves the right to end this special at any time.
3420 Burnet Ave, Syracuse, New York 13206 Instagram: @APerfect10Hair Facebook:/APerfect10Hair
DEAL: 20 percent off for all new clients 30 percent off for repeat clients November 21st-December 23rd
Eyebrows Instagram: @InfiniteDesign_MicroBlading
Infinite Design is a one-stop shop that offers hair services for all hair textures, microblading and other beauty services. Owner: Desiree Goodwin
Hair Instagram: @InfiniteDesign315
DEAL: Half-off regular price microblading on Black Friday Sew-ins for $100 December 1st-15th ONLY
Owner: Waliek Betts 2315 South Salina Street, Syracuse, New York 13205 Instagram: @AllMoneySpendsClothing SPECIAL: Get 10 percent off anything when you say “Black-Owned Syracuse” This deal is ongoing. Note: The owner reserves the right to discontinue this special at any time.
Royal Creations Apparel 4763 Onondaga Blvd, Suite 128
Upcoming Pop-Up: Syracuse, NY RoyalCreationsApparel.BigCartel.com November 17, 2018 Owner: Christian Heyliger Instagram: @RoyalCreationsApparel
Cupcakes ‘R’ Us 316 W Onondaga St. Syracuse, NY 13202 Time: 12:00PM-4:00PM All Hoodies: 1 for $35 2 for $60 3 for $85 Mix and Match Shirt: 1 Adult & 1 Youth: $35 2 Adult & 1 toddler: $50 3 Adults & 1 Youth: $60
Adult short sleeve shirt: 1 for $20 2 for $30 3 for $50 4 for $60
Adult long sleeve shirt: 1 for $25 2 for $45 3 for $65 4 for $75
Wine Glasses & Mugs: 1 for $5 2 for $8 3 for $12 4 for $18
Shipping prices may vary as the pricing is calculated by weight and distance. Local pick up off rates: 1-3 Miles $5 3-6 Miles $10 6 Miles or more items will be shipped Must be paid up front and is non-refundable. Once pick up location & time have been agreed upon there’s NO changing it. If you know you’re going to be late please let me know. Arriving after 15 minutes of agreed time will cause your order to be shipped. If you don’t show up agreed time & location your order will be shipped. ALL SALES ARE FINAL NO RETURNS OR EXCHANGES.
Youth short sleeve shirt: 1 for $15 2 for 20 3 for 30
Youth long sleeve shirt: 1 for $20 2 for $35 3 for $55
Baby & Toddler Shirts: 1 for $10 2 for $15 3 for $25
Owner: Dr. Shanelle R. Benson Reid ACCESS Global Enterprises, LLC is a global coaching and consulting organization that offers â€œacademic enrichment, entrepreneurship assistance and organizational / leadership development.â€?
ONE FREE 30-minute initial consultation 25% off any subsequent coaching / consulting sessions This offer is from November 1st to January 31st.
www.AccessGlobalEnterprises.Net info@ACCESSGlobalEnterprises.net (315) 484-3845
ARoze Through Concrete Consulting Certified Life Coach Tyrone Dixon Facebook: /RiseAboveLimitingBeliefs
1 FREE 15 min consultation (November 19-23rd, 2018) Half price for one hour session (December 17th-23rd, 2018) Relationships for the New Year consultation $40 for 30 minutes (Jan 1-4th, 2019) More training will be available soon. Visit ARozeThrough.com for more information. (315) 278-2993
Greene Style Media is a multi-media and merchandising company that also offers business consulting services. Greene Style Media owns several local media platforms like Black-Owned Syracuse, The Cuse Girl, The Cuse Mom, Be Well Syracuse, Be Well CNY, and Style & Snow as well as merchandising platform Vision Cups & More. SPECIAL: Anyone that signs up for a FREE 30 minute consultation by December 1st will get â€œthe friends and familyâ€? discount of $350 dollars (a $500+ value!) for a customized package of the services listed above plus 25 percent off any subsequent services.
Listen as we talk to local business owners and leaders about making Syracuse, New York a better place for Black people. Soundcloud.com/BlackOwnedSyracuse
Thasred Decor offers â€œmodern farmhouse style home and office decor that are upcycled, handmade and hand paintedâ€? as well as decorative wine bottles and more for weddings, holidays and other special occasions. Owner: Jai Reese
Etsy.com/Shop/ThasredDecor Instagram: @ThasRed Facebook: /ThasRedCreations
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This yearâ€™s participants are receiving the following: *A FREE full page ad in the guide this year and FREE ad space any other year they chose to participate *A shout out on all of our social media accounts *A mention in our holiday shopping features on BlackOwnedSyracuse.com
Thank you again to the participants!
WINES & SPIRITS
Mother & Son Wine and Spirits is a â€œfamily-owned store that provides your favorite adult beverages at a great price in a friendly environment.â€? Owner: Ryedell Davis
626 Butternut St Syracuse, New York (315) 802-6859
Active November 19th until gone! $150
NonProfits & Causes Donate to the family of a Black woman named Quaneisha who recently died during childbirth and is survived by her children. Search “Quanny’s kids” on Facebook for donation information. Fearless Queens is hosting a Thanksgiving Giveaway on November 17, 2018 at the Well of Hope Church at 1640 South Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13204. They are looking for donations. Call 315-308-1077 for more information. Shades of Inspiration, Inc A diverse organization that offers support and empowerment for survivors of breast cancer. You can donate through their website. Visit ShadesofInspiration.org for more information. The Out Crowd An organization that offers “mentorship, leadership, education education, guidance and empowerment” to the youth. The organization is requesting cash donations, gift cards, local apparel, bus passes and more. See Facebook.com/TheOutCrowd16 for more information. Winds of Agape, Inc. A nonprofit home care agency that helps people from a range of different backgrounds and offers training for home care aides and more. Accepts PayPal donations. Visit WindsofAgape.com for more information.
Black-Owned Syracuse Holiday Guide 2018 For more businesses, visit BlackOwnedSyracuse.Directory