Black History Month: Support Local Black-Owned Businesses

Black History Month: Support Local Black-Owned Businesses


Every February, we celebrate Black History Month and reflect on the accomplishments, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans. Black History Month is a great time to support Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Use your spending power to support these businesses in Northwest Indiana this month, and all year round. Visit their locations, make a purchase, and tell a friend!  


RockaBlock – Merrillville 

Founded by Rockland Page in 2017, RockaBlock is a collection that celebrates Black culture with graphic tees, hoodies and more. 


MJ’s Boutique – Southlake Mall 

MJ’s Boutique, located inside Southlake Mall, offers women’s fashion carrying size small – 3x. 

MJ’s Boutique – MJ’s Boutique ( 

Design for Living 

Need a custom tee or hoodie? Design for Living can bring your ideas to life. 

Let’s Create Your Custom Expression! – Design for Living LLC ( 

Good Eats 

Wrap City – Portage 

Satisfy your taste buds with a fresh wrap or salad. Stop in or order online. 

Wrap City Grill Delivery Menu | 3365 Willowcreek Road Portage – DoorDash ( 

Jerk N Go- Merrillville 

The premier Jamaican restaurant in the region, Jerk N Go is your destination for jerk chicken, curry goat, salads, and so much more. Also hosts game nights and karaoke on select nights.   

(6) Jerk N Go | Facebook 

Midwest Eats – East Chicago 

Looking for some good comfort food? Visit Midwest Eats for a casual dining experience and try some of the chef’s specials like shrimp and grits, lamp chops, or alligator tacos.  

Home | Eat Good. Eat Often. Eat Midwest ( 


Mielle Organics 

Headquartered in Merrillville, Mielle Organics offers natural hair care products for healthier results. Purchase at your local Target, Walmart, or online. 

Organic & Natural Hair Care Products for Natural Hair | MIELLE ( 

Amina’s Beauty College – Merrillville 

A private institution founded by Amina Taylor, Amina’s Beauty College offers cosmetology, eyelash artistry, esthetics, makeup, nail technology programs and more! Stop by for a visit to be serviced by the students.  

Amina’s Beauty College – Amina’s Beauty College ( 

Micro Beauty Spa – Highland 

Treat yourself to a self-care day and visit Micro Beauty Spa for a facial or eyebrow service. Offering henna brows, micro shading, and brow tinting, these services help you save time on your daily beauty routine. 

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