Susu Market at Starlight Bethel

Susu is partnering with Starlight Bethel MBC for the Youth In Praise Concert and Festival, July 11, 2015 3pm -9pm. Continue reading “Susu Market at Starlight Bethel”


I <3 South Dallas

If you are one of the over 30,000 new residents per year to the Dallas area within the last few, you have received tips on the city’s hot spots, as well as, cautioned to the areas south of the Trinity.  DON”T BELIEVE THE HYPE.  Come visit the South Dallas Cultural Center Saturday, December 20 and see what’s really good!  Here are 3 ‘mind-opening’ things to do when you visit:


popupFlySoulRep Come shop local quality goods at the POP-UP Shop.  You will find unique jewelry, apparel, books, foods and more!  The market opens at 1 PM.


Susu Market with Soul Rep Theatre Company

Take a break from shopping and see A Hostile Holiday at 2 pm and 7 pm in the South Dallas Cultural Center theatre.

Check out the reviews for this family friendly play.    HostileHoliday

3. CHECK OUT THE GALLERY SHOW ‘NESTING’ by Ann Johnson: The South Dallas Cultural Center’s Arthello Beck Gallery is a gem in the community.  Each season the exhibits of national and international artists will expand your palette of fine Black Art.  The gallery boasts two spaces: the main gallery and a smaller ’emerging artists’ gallery.  The current exhibit in the main space features local artist Carl Sidle.  The emerging arts gallery space features a moving installation work by artist Ann Johnson, entitled “Nesting”.


Check this blog write up by Jas Mardis.


Come on over to the South Dallas Cultural Center to shop, catch an art exhibit and see a Holiday play.  

say it with me,…  I ❤ South Dallas

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Q: Susu, What Do You Do?

Susu, what do you do?



Susu TRAINS and ASSISTS local entrepreneurs.

vclogoVendor Market Certification is a business development course for creative and cultural entrepreneurs to launch product and skill into a market vendor business.

Young Entrepreneur Program is a business skill and social entrepreneur project based training and apprenticeship for youth to launch new business.

Susu PARTNERS with local entrepreneurs and community to practice cooperative economics.

Cooperative Vending– Incubator members negotiate vending opportunities as a collective unit

New Business Project Management Services to launch new business projects

Susu Economics workshops, Susu Banker services, Micro-Investment Opportunities

Ongoing Vendor Markets

It is our goal to BUILD GOOD and STRONG business in our neighborhoods (and global neighborhoods like it) as a vital piece of infrastructure in securing the health of our communities.

Strong Business = Strong Community

We are on a mission to ride the wave of re-urbanization by investing in the rich experience of the local entrepreneur to add remedy to displacement, food insecurity, low income and bad fashion!  We mean it! We are on a mission to contribute to the global movement to preserve the cultural history of our neighborhoods and nurture business that in turn nurtures the community.

Our target area is Oak Cliff Texas, a low-to-mid income area in the Dallas.  It is our goal to open healthy business hubs in our neighborhoods to meet the demands for SPACE  :

  • For Local entrepreneurs to develop, produce and sell their goods and services
  • For community to access fresh foods, safe business hubs/public space, and quality goods
  • to build a welcome bridge between global creative and cultural communities and local artisans

Contact Susu Cultural Business Incubator for more information, workshops, vendor markets, and other opportunities:

Check SUSU FB Page for more info!

Thank you for your support.  Feel free to leave a comment.  We LOVE hearing from you.

Pop-Up Market Style: Pics from May Market

Get a glimpse of the Susu Market style!  Were you wondering what is going on in Tenth Street at the pop-up markets?  Come over to the 1400 block of 8th Street in Oak Cliff (off of I-35) on Saturday June 21 and spend this special Saturday afternoon with us and see for yourself.   We invite you to come visit one of the last ‘intact’ Freedman’s Towns in the nation on the historic Show Hill.  Everyone is welcome to meet local vendors and sample quality handmade goods.  Take a look at the pictures from our last pop-up market on May 31 at Benny Walker’s Island in the Hood 2!

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Photos by: Tracey Clark, Jamila Mendez, Iv Amenti, Tisha Crear

June 21, 2014 Show Hill Biz Market & Summer Kick Off