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This Mother Created a Clothing Line That Celebrates the Principles of Kwanzaa

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Kinara Park Kids is a clothing line that promotes representation  while celebrating the seven principles of Kwanzaa: Umoja (Unity), “KG” Kujichagulia (Self Determination), Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility), Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics), Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity) and Imani (Faith). We spoke to founder Noni Ervin to find out more about the brand and the inspiration behind it. What inspired you to create…

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Black Designer Spotlight – WeWearWavy

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“Black Designer Spotlight” is a segment that will focus on up and coming and seasoned designers in the fashion and design industry. We’d like to  begin by introducing Amadi Rubie, founder of WeWearWavy. After his successful debut in New York City’s art scene, Amadi, an award-winning visual artist, relaunched WeWearWavy, a minimalist streetwear brand. WeWearWavy…

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KoshieO: The Black Owned Luxury Brand Representing The Culture

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The luxury fashion brand, KoshieO is the brainchild of  Nina Baksmaty. It all started while she was still in college in Missouri and wanted to make some extra money. Because fashion came as second nature to her, she started a business trading in accessories and shoes that she bought from NYC. Although Nina only did…

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7 Black Owned Denim Brands You Should Know

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A recent report published by the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), revealed some of the most startling and disheartening news to break from the apparel industry.  In textile factories located in Lesotho, South Africa, many of the women sewing blue jeans for brands such as Levi’s, Wrangler, Lee, Calvin Klein, and even The Children’s Place often faced…

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17 Black Owned Swimwear Brands for Men and Women

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Looking for a way to hit up the beach or pool in style? Check out our list of Black owned swimwear brands that will have you turning heads. Black Owned Swimwear Brands Riot Swim Ten and Lee These Pink Lips Nakimuli  Eyegasmic Swimwear Rue 107  Andrea Iyamah  Asherah Swimwear  B Fyne    Swank Blue  D’iyanu…

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22 Black Owned Luxury Brands To Support Instead of GUCCI and Prada

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Gucci issued an apology for the offense caused by their “blackface sweater”. I don’t accept. In fact, at this point, I’m convinced that these “mistakes” are part of these folks’ marketing strategy. They can’t be that clueless. That being said, here is a list of Black owned luxury brands that you can use to replace…

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Philadelphia Printworks: Activism Never Looked so Good

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Philadelphia Printworks is a conscious clothing company that creates T-shirts, sweatshirts and other apparel with designs inspired by social issues and the legacies of revolutionary leaders. Even if you’re the most vocal of activists, Philadelphia Printworks will help you expresses your views, thoughts and beliefs without even having to  say a word. We spoke to…

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23 Black Owned Alternatives to H&M

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Another day, another episode of corporate disrespect. This time from H&M who thought it would ok to use an ad showing a young Black boy wearing a sweatshirt saying “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle”. It shouldn’t take something like this to remind us that there are MANY other Black owned fashion brands that make casual…

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24 Black Owned New Jersey Businesses

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Here’s our list of 24 Black Owned New Jersey Businesses. Check them out, support, and let us know and let us know which ones missed! Black Owned New Jersey Bailey Li interiors is an interior designer with the ability to transform spaces into stunning environments. Bella Nail Lounge and Beauty Bar is a stylish salon for manicures & pedicures,…

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17 Black Owned Businesses in Ohio

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Ohio is home to some amazing Black owned businesses. Check these out and let us know which ones we missed! Black Owned Businesses in Ohio Island Frydays is a casual destination for Jamaican jerk chicken, along with seafood, sandwiches & sides. Eddy’s Chicken and Waffles specialty is Chicken and Waffles but they also have a unique lunch…

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