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The Metaphor Club
los angeles
Black-owned and operated creative, co-working space

SYLA Studio

an interdisciplinary studio amplifying the multidimensional narratives of people of color.

Other Books
los angeles

bookshop and collaborative space carrying new and used books, comics and zines. Their selection has an emphasis on literature in translation, POC creators in both literature and art, alternative comics, international comics and art books, independent presses, POC history, and the Other in related contexts. 

carefully curated boxes tailored to each trimester of pregnancy and a marketplace for mama-made goods. Each order placed helps a mother in need. 

Shop Latinx
the first e-marketplace by and for the Latinx community.

Harun Coffee & Gallery
leimert park
Where coffee, art, and culture live in The Leimert Park Village.

Navel LA
los angeles
a test site for collectivity and kinship

The Underground Museum
los angeles
Exhibition space for artists by artists.

Junior High LA
los angeles
Through a physical space and a quarterly publication, Junior High is dedicated to showcasing the artistic pursuits of marginalized voices.

Playground Coffee Shop
a community space and coffee shop focused on social and conscious awareness by providing a space for local activists to organize around poignant issues.

Sisters With Invoices
Humans providing safe spaces, media and resources for marginalized folx, LGBTQIA+ freelancers, creatives and allies. 

los angeles
supports the work of under-represented artists of color and thinks expansively about the way African American artists have contributed to American culture and the world at large.

cross disciplinary creative studio with intentional efforts to diversify industries and nurture a cultural consciousness that centers womxn of color. Chroma offers strategies for innovative programming, visual content, immersive experiences, effective partnerships and community empowerment.

Hanks Mini Market
los angeles
family owned and curated market serving South Los Angeles since 1997. using art and food to inspire and uplift their community.

Hot and Cool Cafe
leimert park
serving the community with delicious ethiopian coffee, teas, arts and culture in the heart of Leimert Park.

The Free Black Women's Library - LA

Los Angeles' first trading pop-up library centering Black women authors.

los angeles
family  of color owned and operated art gallery and event space. 

Son Studio
los angeles
a platform showcasing the multidimensional experience of the Black male identity on a global scale. Son provides an innovative space in media for the creative excellence and activism of Black male identifying bodies.

los angeles
Empowered Education from Periods to Parenting

long beach

promoting resistance through growing food while cultivating self-sustainable communities.

Reparations Club
los angeles
a concept shop and community space curated by Blackness and POC.

Las Fotos Project
E. los angeles
a community-based nonprofit organization that inspires teenage girls through photography, mentorship, and self-expression

Ubiquitous Love Tribe
los angeles
multidisciplinary arts cooperative rooted in love, discipline and sustainability.

Moonwater Farm
land-based learning hub investing in the regeneration of our health, community wealth, and Earth. Moonwater provides educational programs, host events, and collaborate with partners who foster social equity.

updated on a rolling basis

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