@HouBlkBus

Houston Black-Owned Businesses also known as HouBlkBus is a social media account (Facebook & Instagram) focused on highlighting African American owned business in and around Houston, Texas. This is not a directory but instead a place where I share the stories of established, sustainable, and legitimate businesses. Share the posts & visit the businesses! Take a peek at a few of our recent highlights.


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Check out the @HouBlkBus t-shirts!! Thank you to TX Screen Printer, a Black-owned clothing manufacturing company owned by Marcus King. These shirts aren’t for sale… yet! I ordered them as gifts for my friends and family to thank them for a year of support and encouragement.

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Utilizing the age old technique of confiture, Indigo Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant founded by Jonathan & Chana Rhodes in 2015. Chef Jonathan uses his training from culinary school, Oxheart, Gramercy Tavern and more along with his passion for activism, African American history and culture to create herbivore and omnivore dishes inspired by Texas BBQ. The restaurant is set to open in 2018. Follow @restaurant_indigohtx on Instagram for more info!

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Julia Cooks Organic Super Food
After facing and winning a battle with MS, Chef Julia Hogan-McNeil founded Julia Cooks Organic Super Foods. This Black-owned business makes healthy eating easy and available with weekly juicing options (online ordering available), an organic food truck, and a partnership with UberEATS. To learn more about Julia Cooks Organic & More Food Truck or to order your products visit http://www.julia-cooks.myshopify.com. #blackowned #BlackFoodie #BlackOrganic #HealthyChoice #HoustonOrganic #Houston #UberEats #OrganicHouston #OrganicFoodTruck #Juicing #HoustonJuicing #MS #FoodTruckHouston #FoodTruck

 


Black Restaurant Week - Houston
Houston Black Restuarant Week 2017 is on the way! Mark your calendars and support local Black owned restaurants, food trucks, and bars. Shoutout to the millennials minds behind @blackrestaurantweek! #houstonblackrestaurantweek #HoustonBlack #Black #Houston #blackrestuarantweek #HoustonTexas

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African American Chambers of Commerce are a great resource when looking to expand your social network and develop your business. This month, the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce is hosting a Black Business Day at the Capitol. RSVP today & come out for a day of building with other Black businesses.#TAAACC #BlackOwnedTexas #BlackOwnedHouston #BuyBlack #BlackBusinessHouston #HoustonBlackBusiness #HouBlkBus #Black #Houston #StateCapitol #AustinBlackBusiness

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Shoutout to my friend Alecea Maria for sending me these super cute flashcards from ABC Me . Created by a teacher, Leilani Brooks, and Historian, Stevi Meredith, these cards share the story of African American culture and history. Order yours online at http://www.abcmeflashcards.com for $15. #BlackOwned #HoustonBlack #BuyBlack #Flashcards #AfricanAmericanHistory #AfricanAmericanCulture #BlackFlashcards #ABCMeFlashcards

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As entrepreneurs in this generation of comparison, we have to be sure not to glorify busyness. Productivity should always be the focus… and a paycheck. Check out one of my favorite podcasts The Friend Zone Hey Fran Hey #Soundcloud #ProductivityOverBusy #TheFriendZone #TheFriendZonePodcast #HouBlkBus #BlackOwned #Houston #Entrepreneurship

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New year. New style. Check out WJ Knots owned by Nathaniel James. This Black-owned company offers accessories for men including ties, cufflinks, socks, and more! To order yours visit http://www.wjknots.com or follow them on Facebook or Instagram WJ KNOTS Be sure to follow @HouBlkBus on Instagram & Facebook. #HouBlkBus #HoustonMensFashion #HoustonBlackOwned #MensFashion #Houston #BlackOwned #Ties #Socks

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The Breakfast Klub has LATE NIGHT hours Friday & Saturday 10pm – 3am #HoustonBlack #BreakfastForDinner #LateNight #BreakfastKlub

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Stop asking for a seat at the table. “We have the money, the talent.” #BuildYourOwnTable #HouBlkBus

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If you live in Houston long enough you will become familiar with the beautiful history of Freedmen’s Town. Prior to the recent & devastating removal of the bricks, hand-made by the freed slave, Holly Charles, Author, Teacher, & Playwright wrote: “In All Thy Getting: The Forgotten Story of Freedmen’s Town”. Debuting in Spring of 2017, this play pays homage to the historical town and raises funds for The Rutherford B.H. Yates Museum. Follow Freedmen’s Town Preservation Coalition to find out more information & donate. #InAllThyGetting #FreedmensTown #HollyCharles #RutherfordBHMuseum #HouBlkBus

yoga
Founded by Jill Minard, Yoga House Houston is a Black-owned yoga studio focused on “fueling your passion for yoga”. It’s the perfect place to find strength & peace through Kemetic yoga, hot yoga, belly dancing and much more! Tomorrow 3.8.17, Yoga House Houston will host “Em-Power Flow”, a female-focused yoga & meditation class, in honor of International Women’s Day. Please visit http://www.yogahousehouston.com for more information. #blackowned #BlackYogaHouston #BlackYoga #Houston #BlackOwnedYogaStudio #YogaHouston #YogaHouseHouston #Yogi #Yoga #BlackYogi #Meditation #WomensHistoryMonth #BlackMeditation #Houston #HoustonBlackBusiness #HouBlkBus #Peace #Strength

nails
Created for women of color by a woman of color, OOO Polish is making a beautiful mark in the nail care industry. Owned by Symantha Onyechi, OOO Polish offers over 65 handmade colors that compliment the shades and undertones of women of color. Additionally, their products are 8- Free and Vegan, with up to 14-day chip-free wear. To check out the selection or place your order visit http://www.ooopolish.com or follow them on Facebook or Instagram. #BlackOwned #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackOwnedNailPolish #HoustonBlackOwned #HoustonNailCare #NailPolish #NailArt #HandmadeNailPolish #Nails #HoustonNails #BlackNails #BlackOwnedHouston #HouBuyBlk

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