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Black-Owned Businesses in Santa Monica

Below is a list of small business owners in Santa Monica that we encourage you to support. If you own a Santa Monica-based business that is not listed on this page and would like it to be included, email

Be sure to check out the City's blog article series on Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs at Articles that have been published thus far are as follows:

On a related note, the City of Santa Monica is working with community members to create a Black Agenda as part of our commitment to equity across our city.  Get involved and find out more>>

Business Name: Beach Mom’s Child Development Center 
Owner: Celia Fisher 
Description of Services: Childcare services 
Contact: 1720 Broadway | (310) 341-6269 |


Business Name:  Black Santa Monica Tours and Concierge 
Description of Services: Historical tours of Santa Monica 
Owner:  Robbie Jones 
Contact Information:  310.928.5891 |  
Hours of operation:  By Appointment   


Business Name:  Blades & Associates 
Description of Services: Full service marketing and public relations agency offering digital marketing, including SEO and social media marketing, website development, and graphic design services, as well as technical online solutions including software and app building. 
Owner:  Kera Blades-Snell 
Contact Information: | 805.991.7130 

Business Name: Bridgid Coulter 
Description of Services: Interior Design 
Contact: 1112 Montana Ave. #432

Business Name: Cafe Ruisseau
Description of Services: Coffee and grab-and-go meals. Vegan-friendly, dog-friendly, people-friendly.
Owner: Edward Ackah-Miezah
Contact2834 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | | | IG: @cafe_ruisseau | FB: @CafeRuisseau

Business Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Business Name:  Children's Clothing Giveaway, Inc.
Description of Services: Children's Clothing Giveaway, Inc. is a non-profit that collects new and gently used children's clothing, toys, books et al to redistribute to those in need. We are the link between those who want to give and those who need to receive.
Owner:  Shenita and Todd Moore
Contact Information: | 
Hours of operation: By appointment only

Business Name:  Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Service 
Description of Services: In Home and Online Tutoring Services Offered by Local Teacher with 20 years of Classroom Experience 
Owner:  Keli (pronounced Kee-lee) 
Contact Information: | 424.214.0709 
Hours of operation:  8 a.m. –  9p.m. 


Business Name:  Cuttin’ Up! Barbershop III  
Owner:  Xavier and Tamara 
Description of Services: A full-service barbershop offering an array of services for men and women 
Contact Information:  310.461.9053  
Hours of operation:  10am-8pm Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm Sat, Closed Sun 


Business Name: 4F - FitFlyFreeForever  
Owner:  Zakiya 
Description of Services: Coaching programs in nutrition, health and wellness
Contact Information: | Instagram: @FitFlyFreeForever | Facebook: @4FGoddness
Hours of operation: By appointment

Business Name: Gloveworx   
Description of Services: Boxing studio 
Contact: 1415 Wilshire Blvd.,

Business Name: Gunn Consulting Group 
Owner: Karen Gunn, Ph.D. 
Description of Services: 
Contact: (310) 367-1354 | 2663 S. Centinela Ave., Suite 504, Santa Monica, CA 90405 |
Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., by appointment 


Business Name:  Hair, Love It 
Description of Services: Hair Care Products that Cater to the African-American and Mixed Culture Communities 
Owner:  Kimberley 
Contact Information: | 424.322.0525 
Hours of operation:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 

Business Name: Inspirational Affirmation Apparel
Description of Services: Apparel and accessories
Owners: Allister and Denise Hill
Contact Information: (949) 667-3246 | |
Facebook: Inspirational Affirmation Apparel | Instagram: @ia_apparel
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Business Name: Inspired Method, Inc.
Description of Services: Fitness boot camp
Owner: Jared Rodriguez
Contact Information: (424) 625-5913 |  |  
Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri 6-11 a.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m.  | Tue, Thu 7:30-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. | Sat 9-10 a.m.

Business Name: King’s Celebrity ATA Martial Arts   
Description of Services 
Contact: 2110 Wilshire Blvd. 

Business Name: LJ's Kitchen and Catering
Description of Services: Catering services
Owner: Chef LJ
Contact Information: (310) 736-7318 | | Instagram: @chefljskitchen1 |
Hours of Operation: Based on client bookings

Business Name: Logan’s Gardens at Santa Monica Farmers Market 
Description of Services: Edible plants 


Business Name: Supercharged by Kwanza Jones 
Owner: Kwanza Jones 
Description of Services: Fitness studio 
Contact: 1820 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404(310) 494-6303 |

Business Name: Prophetboy
Owner: Elijah Kirland-Cuffee
Description of Services: Fitness studio | 

Business Name: Tangana Wellness
Owner: Isabelle Barros
Description of Services: Merchandise, music, messaging, book |
Hours of Operation:Online only

Business Name:  Westside Premier Soccer Club 
Description of Services: Soccer academy for kids 5-8 and 6-14. Provides scholarships for those in need. 
Owners:  Reginald, Executive Director, and Hajar  
Contact Information: | 424.214.8471 

Business Name: Wolflite Candles  
Description of ServicesWolflite Candles creates beautiful soy-based candles, with an array of scents for every nose. Each candle is hand-poured in small batches, and made with intention for your manifesting and aromatic needs.   
Contact: 2450 Colorado Ave Suite 100E, Santa Monica, CA 90404Room 344


Business Name: YM Jewels LLC
Owner: Ayana Robinson 
Description of Services: YM Jewels offers handcrafted earrings, bracelets and statement necklaces inspired by founder Ayanna Robinson’s travels abroad and African culture. 
Contact: (424) 645-7583 | | | Instagram: @ymjewels 

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