Don't mean to gripe, but every February 1st there are quite a few black people who all sudden have pride in #theculture. But where were you the rest of the year? Far too many people forget to support, educate and be proud everyday not just in February. Here are a few black owned (some female) small businesses to support and show you that love our history and melanin everyday.
Radical Dreams' enamel pin "I'm rooting for everyone Black." -Issa Rae, $8
Coloring Pins' play on Pantone is giving this all shades of melatone enamel pin, $11
Urban Life Apparel's I am Black Woman Tee will be your anthem, $20
Tee Spring's Still Inspired tee of the millennial generation, $25
Tees in the Trap knows that Maxine Waters is truly a maverick, $30
DynaSmiles' classic smile collection will brighten anyones day with this golden tee, $35
Cee Cee's Closet Nubia Short Wrap will be sure to add a dose of color and culture to any look, $22
Reflections by Zana, LLC. Blue Green Gradient with a Zana Afro Bun Tote will carry all your essentials, $31.99
Pardon My Fro's Squad Canvas defines #squadgoals, $55
Izzy & Liv knows the all the couples we love and this pillow is the perfect addition to your living room, $40
Make sure you also check out www.webuyblack.com, they host a slew of small black owned businesses selling anywhere from clothes to decor to accessories and more. It's important that we support each other, help each other thrive and celebrate our history and triumphs everyday, not just in February.
Let us know what your favorites are and which ones we should know about and try.