Want to support the #blacklivesmatter movement by shopping from a #blackownedbusiness today? Me too! If only there were a “black-owned” Amazon filter… So we searched high and low to bring you our top ten favorite black-owned businesses that are mission-driven.
Let us know your faves so we can add to the list!
The Eco Baby Co
The Eco Baby Co. is a plastic-free and allergen-sensitive baby and toddler toy brand. They believe if a product is truly natural, non-toxic, and safe – it’s packaging should be as well.
Sonshine Bath’s skincare includes handmade soaps, body butters and more designed to make you feel good about what you’re putting on your body. Sonshine proudly donates a portion of their profits to other small businesses in the form of micro loans through kiva.org.
Pretty Please Teethers
Pretty Please Teethers’ mission is to provide you and your teething littles’ with some much-needed relief while with natural, modern, and minimalist handmade items. Plus, 100% of their Be Kind || Collection proceeds are donated to NAACP Salt Lake Branch and Youthlinc.
Your Sustainable Home
Your Sustainable Home partners with artisan entrepreneurs to sustain jobs in their communities both globally and locally, as well as creating the potential for new ones.
Goodee empowers creators, makers and consumers to make a social impact through a global marketplace that fosters transparent sourcing, upcycling, ethical treatment of its employees and more.
Expedition Subsahara’s mission is to build and maintain a STEAM school for young girls in Senegal. 20% of each handmade African basket, bag or jewelry item goes towards an education fund for the school.
Black Pepper Paperie
Black Pepper Paperie creates globally-inspired, one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces that include wearable ceramic art, home decor, paper goods, and apparel.
Royal Jelly Harlem
Royal Jelly Harlem is an African-inspired clothing and home decorating line. By purchasing many of their materials from African-born vendors living here in the US, they are contributing to the growth and prosperity of Africaâ€™s beautiful cultures. And all of their items are made in NYC.
Custom Collaborative is a New York City-based entrepreneurship and workforce development program that trains and supports women from low-income and immigrant communities to launch fashion careers and businesses.