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7 Black-Owned Grocery Stores In The U.S. Providing Access To Healthy Food In Black Communities
If there’s one thing we need more of in the Black community, it’s Black-owned grocery stores. Many Black and minority neighborhoods are often referred to as “food deserts”, lacking fresh produce and healthy options that are in close proximity to their housing. Having access to healthy food options at an affordable price is necessary to help combat health issues that primarily affect the Black community such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Although there aren’t an abundance of Black-owned grocery stores in the U.S., there are a few that we should support and shop with.
Here are 7 Black-owned grocery stores around the U.S.: