Engage with organizations on the front lines.
Black Lives Matter: A global organization whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
Color of Change: The nation’s largest online racial justice organization which seeks to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward.
NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
NAACP San Diego Branch: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
Advancement Project: A multi-racial civil rights organization which uses innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.
Anti-Recidivism Coalition: A coalition that works to end mass incarceration in California & we empower formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive.
Antiracist Research and Policy Center: An organization that teams up with specialists on policies that build an antiracist society, racial equity, and justice.
Showing Up for Racial Justice: A national network of groups & individuals organizing white people for racial justice.
The Bail Project: A non-profit organization designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system in America.
Black Women’s Blueprint: An organization that takes action to secure social, political and economic equality for every Black woman in American society now. (NY)
The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: An organization that engages in legislative advocacy to work towards the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.
Legal Defense Fund: America’s premier legal organization fighting fo racial justice.Through litigation, advocacy, and public education.
Reclaim the Block: A coalition that advocates for and invests in community-led safety initiatives in Minneapolis neighborhoods.
The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub: A network of over 30 Black-led and Black-serving organizations across the state focused on maximizing participation in the upcoming census and redistricting process among hard to count Black communities.
Campaign Zero: Online platform & organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.
Colorlines: A daily news site offering award-winning reporting, analysis, and solutions to today’s racial justice issues. (news media)
The Conscious Kid: An education, research and policy organization dedicated to reducing bias and promoting positive identity development in youth.
Equal Justice Initiative: An organization committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Fair Fight: An organization founded by Stacey Abrams that aims to end voter suppression and equalize voting rights and access for fairer elections.
No New Jails NYC: An organization that seeks to keep New York City from constructing new jails, and to instead divert funds that currently go toward the police and incarceration toward housing, ending homelessness, mental health, and other community support systems.
Urban League of San Diego County: An civil rights organization that assist African American and other underserved people in San Diego County to achieve social and economic equality.
Know Your Rights Camp: An organization founded by Colin Kaepernick that seeks to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.
Black Book LA is a guide that curates the best black-owned and operated events, businesses, housing & food connections in LA that you should know about while building a stronger community.
- Billionaire Burger Boys
- Cliff’s Texas Style Burritos
- Fish Bone Seafood
- Johnson Brothers BBQ
- Patria Coffee
- Banadir Somali Restaurant
- Bayou Grille
- Blessed Tropical
- Comfort LA
- Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
- Harriet’s Cheesecake
- Hilltiop Coffee + Kitchen
- Lavender Blue
- Lee’s Caribbean
- Little Belize
- Ms B’s M&M Soul Food
- Orleans & York
- Red’s Flavor Table
- Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles
- Rusty Post Cafe
- Sip & Sonder
- Stuff I Eat
- Sweet Red Peach
- The Serving Spoon
- Veronica’s Kitchen
- Ackee Bamboo
- Azla Vegan
- Castle’s Catering
- Dulan’s on Crenshaw
- Earl’s on Crenshaw
- Harun Coffee
- Hot & Cool Cafe
- Swift Cafe
- Toco Mell
- African Carribbean Food Market
- African Spices
- Awash Ethiopian
- Bankhead Mississippi Style Cooking
- Bonnie Jean's Soul Food Café
- Bowlegged BBQ
- Coop's West Texas BBQ
- Da Chicken Coop
- Flavors of East Africa
- Gihon Ethiopian Kitchen
- Laylah's Jamaican Food
- Louisiana Purchase
- The Morning After
- Nomads Donuts
- Pete Mayo's Original Waffle Burgers
- Shotcaller Street Soul Food
- Streetcar Merchants
- Tropical Savor Bar & Grill
We will continue to update this list with businesses in and around the communities of our Team & Family.
BET: The nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African American audience
Blavity: An American media outlet created by and for Black millennials. Its mission is to "economically and creatively support Black millennials across the African diaspora, so they can pursue the work they love, and change the world in the process.”
Ebony: A magazine committed to showcasing the best and brightest, as well as highlighting disparities in Black life.
Essence: A lifestyle, fashion and beauty magazine for African American women.
TheGrio: An American news website focusing on news and events that have a unique interest and/or pronounced impact within the national African American audience.
Madame Noire: An international online magazine that is geared toward the lifestyles of African American women, as well as popular culture.
NBCBLK: An NBC platform highlighting “stories by, for and about the Black community” with the goal of “elevating America’s conversation about Black identity, politics & culture today.”
Refinery 29 - Unbothered: An online platform made for and by Black millennial women, celebrating the beauty, strength, and power in the Black community.
The Root: An African-American-oriented online magazine that provides an unflinching analysis of important issues in the Black community through insightful and savvy commentary from Black thought-leaders.