BAOBOB - Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses Directory

BAOBOB - Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses Directory The Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses (BAOBOB) Directory strives to empower the Black community by supporting Black business and custom helping keep our dollars within our communities.
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This month, we celebrate women in business! Today we highlight Deborah "Debbie" Allen - wife, mother, actress, dancer an...
03/01/2021

This month, we celebrate women in business! Today we highlight Deborah "Debbie" Allen - wife, mother, actress, dancer and choreographer. Debbie has her very own dance academy in Los Angeles, California, Debbie Allen Dance Academy. She has put 40+ years into her career, and we are so excited to see what else she brings!

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Running your business isn't always a million dollar operation. There are many ways that you can run your business that w...
02/24/2021

Running your business isn't always a million dollar operation. There are many ways that you can run your business that won't break the bank. Narrow your focus, make the most of the space you have and focus on the quality that you business gives.

What are some ways you run your business for little to nothing? Leave a comment below.

Need help on how to run your business for little to nothing? Leave a 👋🏽 below.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you to our speakers, judges and djs! You brought so much  knowledge and fun to our Anniversa...
02/24/2021

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you to our speakers, judges and djs! You brought so much knowledge and fun to our Anniversary Celebration!

Our marketplace was full! We would like to thank all of the vendors that participated in this weekend’s event!Don’t forg...
02/23/2021

Our marketplace was full! We would like to thank all of the vendors that participated in this weekend’s event!

Don’t forget, our marketplace is open until the 28th! So you haven’t missed out!

This weekend was amazing! We had great events and a great time! We would like to thank all of our Sponsors for helping t...
02/23/2021

This weekend was amazing! We had great events and a great time! We would like to thank all of our Sponsors for helping this come together!

There is still time to REGISTER for the Body+Mind Wellness event with Treina Alexander! Don’t miss out!REGISTER TODAY at...
02/21/2021

There is still time to REGISTER for the Body+Mind Wellness event with Treina Alexander! Don’t miss out!

REGISTER TODAY at https://zcu.io/Anqz

Again - the marketplace is still open and our vendors are waiting for you! Don’t forget to “hop in” to see all of the GR...
02/20/2021

Again - the marketplace is still open and our vendors are waiting for you! Don’t forget to “hop in” to see all of the GREAT, AFFORDABLE products they have prepared for you!

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Make sure you register for tomorrow’s Body+Mind Wellness event! And thank you to OHa Living and Mad.Lines for sponsoring...
02/20/2021

Make sure you register for tomorrow’s Body+Mind Wellness event! And thank you to OHa Living and Mad.Lines for sponsoring this event!

REGISTER TODAY at http://baobobstore.com/

REMEMBER that the marketplace is open ALL WEEKEND. Stop in at the booths to get some GREAT, AFFORDABLE products!SHARE th...
02/20/2021

REMEMBER that the marketplace is open ALL WEEKEND. Stop in at the booths to get some GREAT, AFFORDABLE products!

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02/20/2021

Warming up the internet stage for day 2 #NAMEYOURSELF @fingersnapsmediaarts Getting Down to Business @purposedpartner and taking it Beyond The Pivot @uptimacoop @attacheforbusiness @oakstop @discoveredinberkeley @vibemap @thesmbx ... last night lit you up, today we're bout to put it to work! ✊🏿✊🏿✊🏿
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Meet A Vendor - AIMA the DRMR! Made in Oakland, CA. with love and deep reverence, Be Light invites you into an intention...
02/20/2021

Meet A Vendor - AIMA the DRMR! Made in Oakland, CA. with love and deep reverence, Be Light invites you into an intentional space. Each piece is a one-of-a-kind, hand wrapped by Aima the Drmr , in the beautifully vibrant and colorful Ankara fabric. Give the gift of light and color.

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Meet A Vendor - Women of the Black Panther Party! Check out their completed but amazing Facebook & Kickstarter fundraisi...
02/20/2021

Meet A Vendor - Women of the Black Panther Party! Check out their completed but amazing Facebook & Kickstarter fundraising campaigns and let’s keep that energy going forward.

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Meet A Vendor - GreenLeef Wellness ! We are an experienced collective of cannabis artisans, healers, wellness practition...
02/20/2021

Meet A Vendor - GreenLeef Wellness ! We are an experienced collective of cannabis artisans, healers, wellness practitioners and just good people from Oakland CA who care about the world, the environment and the people who live in it.

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Meet A Vendor - SharpeCookie GH! SharpeCookie GH is a custom African print line that never duplicates. We use a differen...
02/20/2021

Meet A Vendor - SharpeCookie GH! SharpeCookie GH is a custom African print line that never duplicates. We use a different print each time for a particular style. Custom items will be labeled. For these options, select your fabric from our swatches under the outfit.

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Meet A Pitch Judge - Trevor! Trevor Parham, founder of Oakstop, is an award winning artist, entrepreneur, and investor. ...
02/20/2021

Meet A Pitch Judge - Trevor! Trevor Parham, founder of Oakstop, is an award winning artist, entrepreneur, and investor. He is the Founder of Oakstop; a Black owned and operated business that uses commercial real estate as a platform for economic development and community empowerment by providing workspace, meeting/event space, and creative space for entrepreneurs and communities of color.

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Meet A Vendor - Public Bank East Bay! Public Bank East Bay will invest public financial resources of participating juris...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - Public Bank East Bay! Public Bank East Bay will invest public financial resources of participating jurisdictions to meet the needs of local communities.

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Meet A Vendor - @publicbankeastbay! Public Bank East Bay will invest public financial resources of participating jurisdi...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - @publicbankeastbay! Public Bank East Bay will invest public financial resources of participating jurisdictions to meet the needs of local communities.

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#BAOBOB #BAOBOB5 #BAOBOBAnniversary #AnniversaryCelebration #NameYourSelf

Spending a few hours organizing  your social media can free up twice that amount of time in your busy schedule.  Getting...
02/19/2021

Spending a few hours organizing your social media can free up twice that amount of time in your busy schedule. Getting Down To Business ™ events always put the WORK into workshop, so come prepared to walk away with something crossed off your to-do list.

REGISTER TODAY at https://zcu.io/Anqz

Meet A Vendor - Lisa Gaines! Lisa Gaines is originally from the east coast and has resided in the Bay Area for over 30 y...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - Lisa Gaines! Lisa Gaines is originally from the east coast and has resided in the Bay Area for over 30 years. She feels her purpose on the planet is to reveal to women their true beauty and to support them in connecting to their natural brilliance so they can confidently live their best life and embrace their own life purpose. As a trained color analyst and personal stylist, she loves facilitating life-changing transformations for her clients.

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Meet A Vendor - Exotic Linx! Exotic Linx’s work includes semi-precious stones, wood, shells, leather and fabric. I love ...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - Exotic Linx! Exotic Linx’s work includes semi-precious stones, wood, shells, leather and fabric. I love to re-create pieces that have been forgotten or discarded and you may see that many of my pieces include re-claimed materials.

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Meet A Sponsor AND Speaker - Maddy Cliff! Maddy is a writer, musician and educator born and raised in Seattle. Currently...
02/19/2021

Meet A Sponsor AND Speaker - Maddy Cliff! Maddy is a writer, musician and educator born and raised in Seattle. Currently based in Oakland, she’s spent the past ten years teaching literary arts workshops to local youth. She’s taught on college campuses, within locked-down facilities and even as far away as Uganda!

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Meet a Vendor - BRASH! They are an in your face, on your skin, never compromising quality and always affordable brand. T...
02/19/2021

Meet a Vendor - BRASH! They are an in your face, on your skin, never compromising quality and always affordable brand. They specialize in making you feel and smell as fly as you are.

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Meet A DJ - Fingersnaps Media Arts! Fingersnaps Media Arts in the heart & soul of the Mission District in San Francisco,...
02/19/2021

Meet A DJ - Fingersnaps Media Arts! Fingersnaps Media Arts in the heart & soul of the Mission District in San Francisco, envisioned and founded by DJ Lamont. Fingersnaps Media Arts is an educational and artistic space to converge and partake in exploring ones passion; Learn to DJ, record a mix, formal talks, workshops and symposiums, DJ entertainment services, DJ memberships, co-working, artist showcases, community gatherings, and lite-relevant retail. The mission, the impetus of Fingersnaps Media Arts; Create. Educate. Be Inspired!

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Meet A Sponsor - OHa Living! OHa life system principles are practiced daily through a series of actions and activations....
02/19/2021

Meet A Sponsor - OHa Living! OHa life system principles are practiced daily through a series of actions and activations. #BodyCharge is a daily sunrise activity used to align the mental, physical and spiritual beings.

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Meet A Vendor - Toss and Throws! Toss and Throws is based in Oakland, CA. Specializing in handmade Pillow covers, Throws...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - Toss and Throws! Toss and Throws is based in Oakland, CA. Specializing in handmade Pillow covers, Throws, Cross body bags and Two way Tops, artisan Cheryl Wilson uses cotton Mud Cloth from Mali Africa to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

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With pandemic losses, societal friction, economic implosion, what can our living leaders tell us about this moment from ...
02/19/2021

With pandemic losses, societal friction, economic implosion, what can our living leaders tell us about this moment from their long view? They’re here now… let’s listen with @ourblackyear

This keynote conversation will be broadcast live! Tune in and listen for FREE or get tickets to join at the townhall level and contribute to the discussion with the link in our bio!

#BAOBOB #BAOBOB5 #AnniversaryCelebration #KeyNote #TuneIn #GetTickets

Don't forget that the marketplace is open ALL WEEKEND. Get a Unity Card for yourself or a friend!Tag a Black Owned Busin...
02/19/2021

Don't forget that the marketplace is open ALL WEEKEND. Get a Unity Card for yourself or a friend!

Tag a Black Owned Business in the state of California!

Meet A Sponsor - Afro Urban Society! Afro Urban Society is a leader in diverse Black and Pan African art & cultural expe...
02/19/2021

Meet A Sponsor - Afro Urban Society! Afro Urban Society is a leader in diverse Black and Pan African art & cultural experiences. We specialize in multifaceted events, and experiences that provide opportunity for connecting people, sharing ideas, and creative exploration.

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Meet A Vendor - The Healing Place Apothecary! THP company is excited to provide jobs and entrepreneurial exposure to loc...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - The Healing Place Apothecary! THP company is excited to provide jobs and entrepreneurial exposure to local youth and people of color in an environment where quality education and employment opportunities can seem out of reach. The Healing Place Apothecary prioritizes our support of economically healthy and vital communities.

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Meet A Workshop Presenter - Ebbie Blanca!  EB is an entrepreneur, an author, a life agent, a poet, a seer of the invisib...
02/19/2021

Meet A Workshop Presenter - Ebbie Blanca! EB is an entrepreneur, an author, a life agent, a poet, a seer of the invisible realms of the heart, mentor, a mother, a friend, a spokesperson for a generation that has lost their voice, a champion of standards of excellence, and a breath of fresh air in a world of moral staleness.

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Meet A Sponsor - SMBX! SMBX is a team of recovering bankers, financial engineers, and technologists working around the c...
02/19/2021

Meet A Sponsor - SMBX! SMBX is a team of recovering bankers, financial engineers, and technologists working around the clock to democratize small business finance.

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Meet A Vendor - The Lemonade Bar! The Lemonade Bar specializes in fresh squeezed lemonade and organic handcrafted frozen...
02/19/2021

Meet A Vendor - The Lemonade Bar! The Lemonade Bar specializes in fresh squeezed lemonade and organic handcrafted frozen lemonades. We work out of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Area. Our creative team loves to create many new flavors to excite the palate of many. You can find us at farmers markets, weddings, graduations, parties and more. We pride ourselves in using organic locally sourced ingredients from farmers within our community.

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1721 Broadway, Ste 201
Oakland, CA
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Tues, Feb 23, 6P | 8th Annual SF Black History Month Event 2021 (virtual) | Malia Cohen, Mayor London Breed, Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Shamann Walton, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Nash Weber, LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell + Entertainment + Cuisine (pre-order) https://sfbhmce-2021.eventbrite.com Free.
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Hi! I want to support black-owned businesses where I live in the Bay Area. I went to your website and submitted the form to download the directory, but no download appeared and no email either. What to do?