Rock Your Vote With Black Owned Brands

In this post, we celebrate and encourage voting.  Voting rights has been an ongoing struggle for African Americans.  Though the 15th amendment granted African American men the right to vote in 1870, exercising that right was fraught with difficulty.  Poll taxes among other unreasonable criteria stood in the way.  Though women were guaranteed the right…Read more »

Essential, Argan, & Moringa Oils from Black Owned Brands

Essential oils are extracted from plants (e.g., lavender and tea tree) using a variety of methods.  They are called “essential” because they reflect the “essence” of the plant.  Essential oils are used for many things such as aromatherapy.  Inhaling essential oils such as lavender may aid with sleep and headaches.  Others such as lemon may…Read more »

Bug Spray from Black Owned Brands

Bug spray is a necessity during hot weather, and you have options from black owned brands.  These bug sprays tend to be deet free, and incorporate natural ingredients with bug repellent qualities.  Examples include eucalyptus, citronella, tea tree, lavender, neem, and more.  Information regarding “natural” bug repellents is provided in the references.  Some of the…Read more »

Gemstones & Crystals from Black Owned Brands

The power of gemstones and crystals to heal is informed by those who attest to their effectiveness and ancient religions such as Buddhism. Scientific evidence suggests that it is the belief in their power that matters.  These beliefs can reduce stress, boost confidence, and complement traditional medical treatment. In this post, we review raw gemstones…Read more »

Great Sales on Paper Goods from Black Owned Brands

In this post, we review a diverse set of paper goods on sale for 50% off or more.  As usual, sale items are limited and we update these posts as new products are identified.  Items featured here include spiral notebooks, digital downloads, paper plates, educational materials, and more.  See the company and product links below…Read…Read more »