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Black on the Map

A guide to Black-owned Businesses

Last updated: December 3, 2021 01:28 pm


LISC Charlotte is a proud supporter of this directory. Learn more about the ways LISC supports Black businesses in the Charlotte region.


How often is the map updated?

Our team updates the map twice a month.

I know a Black-owned business that’s not on the map. How can it be added?

Click the button below the map to “Add a Business.”

If you’re the business owner, you’ll complete the form to share details about your business. Our team will vet each submission before a business is added to our map.

If you’re not the business owner, submit the name and address of the business you’d like to see added. Our team will connect with the business owner to confirm details. 

What if my business doesn’t have a physical location?

Mobile- and web-based businesses are listed in our business directory.

My business has moved or closed. How do I update my business information?

Click the button below the map to “Report a Change.”

If you’re the business owner, please include information to update an existing listing on the map.

If you’re not the business owner, submit the name and/or address of a business that has moved or closed. Our team will verify the information and update the listing.

Why should my business be on the map?

QCity Metro is passionate about helping Black-owned businesses reach their incredible potential. When you add your business to our map, you are promoting it to the 165,000 people who visit our website each month. 

How do I stay informed about all the ways that QCity Metro is supporting Black-owned businesses?

Subscribe to our daily Morning Brew newsletter, which delivers news, business and culture content for Black communities in Charlotte and surrounding areas.

How can I support the work of QCity Metro?

Consider joining our Press Club. For as little as $5 per month, you can help us build a Black-led media organization for the 21st Century.