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Présence Africaine
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Gumbo Yaya Paris
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Maison Chateau Rouge
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Jah Jah Le Tricycle
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Swilet
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Prototype Vintage
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Baba Zulu
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Nail Xperience
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Babylone Bis
Paris

Black-Owned Businesses in Paris


This list of black-owned businesses in Paris is a result of collaboration across our global community and is by no means exhaustive. There are so many more incredible businesses out there and we welcome all suggestions. We’ll be updating this guide regularly, so if you feel like sharing, please email here. We'd like to thank Paris-based Daniel Groh, as well as other contributors who asked to remain anonymous, for helping us put this together.

This list of black-owned businesses in Paris is a result of collaboration across our global community and is by no means exhaustive. There are so many more incredible businesses out there and we welcome all suggestions. We’ll be updating this guide regularly, so if you feel like sharing, please email here. We'd like to thank Paris-based Daniel Groh, as well as other contributors who asked to remain anonymous, for helping us put this together.

Présence Africaine

Présence Africaine is a pan-African quarterly cultural, political, and literary magazine, published in Paris, France, and founded by Alioune Diop in 1947. In 1949, they expanded to include a publishing house and a bookstore on rue des Écoles in the Latin Quarter of Paris, which has a multitude of incredible books centred around race and colonialism to (un)learn from.

Gumbo Yaya Paris

Gumbo Yaya is a Southern American inspired halal restaurant in Paris. Serving up some of the best halal fried chicken in Paris, this restaurant is known and loved by Parisians and visitors alike.

Maison Chateau Rouge

Maison Château Rouge is a pop and lifestyle brand that celebrates the district of the same name, in the 18th arr. from Paris. The collections are designed and developed in the Château Rouge district of Paris. Maison Château Rouge is also part of a larger social project called “Les Oiseaux Migrateurs” which aims to participate collaboratively in the development of small businesses in Africa.

Jah Jah Le Tricycle

Jah Jah by Le Tricycle serves vegan cuisine but not only. You can also taste Jamaican flavors matching the two Rastafari founders, Coralie Jouhier and Daqui Gomis. Jah Jah gets inspired by the world as a whole and makes your taste buds travel across the world.

www.instagram.com/jahjahparis/

Swilet

Swilet is a sustainable slow fashion label which focuses on “silhouettes” instead of collections. “Silwet” is the Creole transcription of the French word “silhouette”. The name was chosen in tribute to founder Lenny Guerrier’s, Haitian roots.


www.instagram.com/silwet_paris/

www.silwet.paris/

Prototype Vintage

A selection of gorgeous vintage and second hand pieces.

www.instagram.com/prototype_vintage/

Baba Zulu

Baba Zulu is an incredible soul food restaurant. Order the Chicken and Waffles!

www.instagram.com/baba_zulu_paris/

Babylone Bis

Long-stewed and spicy Caribbean, Creole and Cajun dishes. You can stay up late and dance here too.