How Far Should Black Businesses Go To Get Non-Black Customers?

We’ve been told that the Black dollar only circulates in our community for 6 hours. We are universal consumers — we buy from everyone, there is a clear “trade deficit.” With that in mind we should always “Buy Black” but the goal should also be, “sell to everyone.” But that’s precisely where it gets tricky, […]

3 Black Owned Brands That Will Change How Your Family Lives

You’ve always done things a certain way. From the soap you use to the way you approach fitness, we do what we’ve always seen done, typically. But what if there was a better way? What if what you’ve always done isn’t best for you? When we know better, we do better. You might be familiar […]

2 Essential Brands For Black Children

Black children should go to school with the best supplies and images that inspire success. Moe Melanin can certainly help with that. The company produces school supplies that are absolutely stunning visually and utterly inspiring. Their notebooks scream success, competence and of course, style. Every Black child should have supplies from Moe Melanin. Give your […]

2 Black Owned Companies That Will Keep Your Household Prepared For Anything

Detroit brought us mass production of the automobile and now the city is home to┬áTouch Body Works, an all-natural beauty brand. Touch Body Works was created in order to bring us natural skin care that is affordable. Every batch of product they sell is handcrafted in small batches, right in Detroit. Their products are truly […]

Slavery Wasn’t A Choice, Gentrification Is

This week Washington was the scene of a huge anti-gentrification protest: #MOECHELLA. Thousands converged on the corner of 14th and U Streets, blaring go-go music to send a message that they will not be erased. But in reality the protests will not roll back the tide of displacement in DC — attending it was free […]

Buying Black Isn’t Always Easy — Neither Is Freedom

It takes zero effort to blow an entire paycheck without spending any of it within the Black community. Amazon is very convenient and big box stores can provide everything I need, with just one stop. But we know Black unemployment will not cease if we continue doing what we’ve always done. During the Montgomery Bus […]

3 Black Owned Companies Making Jewelry & Accessories

UziZuri Creations is an artisan centered enterprise based in Kenya. Their mission is to provide consumers with a new kind of luxury: handmade, ethical goods at accessible prices. Every necklace, bracelet, handbag and clutch are uniquely designed, ensuring that your look is not only stunning but guaranteed to be unique. Take your outfits to the […]

Campaign In Los Angeles Is Reviving The Black Dollar

What is the Black dollar worth? In Los Angeles there is a campaign combatting the perception that there is little value to it. The Black Dollar Campaign is combatting that stigma by adding value to purchases at Black owned businesses. Instead of receiving discount rewards at one store for being a valued customer, consumers receive […]

3 Black Owned Products To Improve Your Quality Of Life

Your health is your wealth — period. Working out is a must but the post workout is everything. What are you putting into your body to actually improve your results and get that edge? Thanks to Green Regimen, finally there’s a plant-based post workout and meal replacement shake. Here is the best part of all: […]

3 Companies Making Gifts Just For Black Children

McNulty International is on a mission to empower the next generation to succeed and be the healthiest they can be. The company produces various books that help kids to create their personal success plans and see themselves in a whole new light. You are raising a Black child and it matters what they consume. Make […]