Press, 07/29/2020

Makers of Maine

Makers of Maine Podcast

Interview with Rose Barboza of Black Owned Maine

Black Owned Maine Podcast

Mosart Nuñez

Genius Black and Mosart talk about the fight for racial justice, youth leadership, and creativity.
Press, 07/08/2020

Z 107.3


A Maine-based group has recently created a directory of black- and brown- owned businesses for our state to build support for Maine's Black community.

The website is called and lists the State of Maine's Black- and Brown-owned businesses.  Business owners are able to fill out a form through the website to be included in the directory, using such information as business name, services, location, etc...

Press, 06/19/2020

Maine Public Radio

Maine Public Radio

Podcast interview with Rose Barboza and Genius Black

Press, 06/19/2020

WMTW News 8

New online directory highlights Maine black-owned businesses and services

PORTLAND, Maine — A new website and Instagram page is helping direct people to black-owned businesses and services in Maine.

The website,, offers a directory of shops, restaurants, artists, musicians, churches, fitness studios, catering services, and much more in Maine that are all at least 50% black-owned...

Press, 06/04/2020

Hot Radio Maine

Conversation with Rose and Genius Black from Black Owned Maine

Rose (owner and creator) and Genius Black from Black Owned Maine called in this AM to discuss the creation of their website, which is a directory of Black owned businesses in Maine...

Press, 06/04/2020

News Center Maine

New website helps Mainers support minority-owned businesses

One way people can show support for the movement for equality is to support Maine's diverse business owners.

To help you find those businesses there's a new website called Black Owned Maine.

The site already includes a wide variety of businesses, from barbershops and beauty salons to law offices.

Restaurants can also be found on the website, including One Love Cuisine, which just opened almost a year ago in Sanford...