This Black Business Increased Sales 85% In Just One Week, Here’s How

By now you’ve heard of The Black Pack, a company that produces high quality, premium playing cards with themes from Black culture. Their product is unique, visually stunning and a must-have in every Black home. But what if I told you that they were able to increase their sales by 85% in just one week […]

This Grocery Store Is On A Mission Is To Fight Racism

You may have noticed by now that we are crowdfunding to build a Black owned grocery store with products produced by Black owned companies — there’s even a chance you’re over it already. We’ve talked about the economic impact of a Black owned grocery store and how it would help recycle the Black dollar but […]

3 Black Owned Companies That Will Spice Up Your Life

You love a good game of Spades but after years of play, you need a change up. The Black Pack offers high quality, premium playing cards with breathtaking designs. Each suit features a different theme in Black culture. Hearts are 1990’s culture, Spades African royalty, Diamonds 1970’s culture and Clubs reflect the Harlem Renaissance. You’ve never […]

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 Touch 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 […]