IT’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND WE’RE HERE TO CELEBRATE! I saw a post a while ago expressing that Black people are so much more than their pain, so celebrating their accomplishments is such an important and uplifting encouragement – I couldn’t agree more!

So we’re celebrating!!! Below I’ll be listing some of my (and your!) favorite shops, books, movies, all the things from Black creators!

 

If you’re looking for books to educate on the topic of racism, how to love our neighbor and listen to their experiences, you can check out our BOOKS TO EDUCATE blog!

 

Arts & Entertainment:

 

Propaganda – Hip-Hop Artist and Poet

 

Tobe Nwigwe – Faith-based Rapper and Singer

 

Gloria Umanah – Spoken Word Artist

 

Jackie Hill Perry – Spoken Word Artist

 

Dwell Aware | Amanda Walker – DIY and Design

 

Jonathan Morris – Business owner & Entrepreneur (also has a show coming on Magnolia Network!)

 

Arielle Austin – Artist and Painter

 

Ryan Runcie – Studio Painter

 

 

Brands & Shops:

 

Portrait Coffee – I LOVE coffee companies that offer subscriptions and branded merch! Check out Portrait Coffee

 

Sacred Writings Clothing Co. – Their slogan is “Embody the Sacred Writings of God” and that pretty much explains it all!

 

Native Supply – My son really likes the clothing from this company, and their goal is to create uniforms from the Kingdom Citizen – I love that! 

 

Bold Apparel – You may know the owners of this shop, my dear friends Jackie and Preston Perry! 

 

God Is Dope – Great tees, hoodies and hats for casual wear!

 

Garden24  –  An art shop by Morgan Harper Nichols

 

Because Of Them We Can – This company sends educational boxes for children on Black History! A great way to explore more than the most talked about Black leaders and a great conversation starter.

 

Black History Month Calendar – Hannah Jackson Matthews has a 2021 Black History Month calendar!

 

 

Royalhood Shoppe – Handmade Dolls and Accessories

 

 

Flower Girl Apothecarie – Texas Based Tea Company

 

Semicolon – Bookstore in Chicago

 

Podcasts:

Melanated Faith Podcast

 

Be The Bridge Podcast

 

Fill in the Blank Podcast | Carlos Whittaker

 

His and Her Money Podcast

 

Social Media Accounts:

@OhHappyDani – Danielle Coke is an incredible artist whose goal is to create artwork that advocates for social justice and faith. Danielle has wonderful pieces of work, not only around social justice but also encouraging quotes about our worth and how to love one another as Christ loves us!

 

 

@MorganHarperNichols – Morgan Harper Nichols is an artist and poet, telling beautiful stories through her work. She does an incredible job articulating words of encouragement with a simple sentence – like this piece HERE that says “Oh how beautifully you have grown in wisdom since February of last year.” You’ll love her art!

 

 

@KevOnStage – Comedian with hilarious, light-hearted content

 

 

@Tutus_Tennis_Shoes – Hair care coach with a passion for making children feel proud of their hair

 

 

@TheSharingTableDetriot – A outlet for neighbors to provide for each other

 

 

@HeatherThompsonDay – Professor

 

 

@Tanika_NYCLifestyle – Fashionista and Home Styler

 

Books:

 

A Greater Story by Sam Collier

 

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

 

Enter Wild by Carlos Whittaker

Any Black creators we didn’t list that you love?! Let me know in the comments!!!

 

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