STEM Books for Children & Youth From Black Publishers and Authors

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills are a gateway to 21st century opportunities and success.  In encouraging children and youth to engage with STEM content, one should encourage in them a positive STEM identity.  Children and youth with a positive STEM identity believe that STEM is relevant and enjoyable, experience it as something they…Read more »

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Dolls That Represent From Black Owned Brands

 Eye for Ebony As I seek out dolls for friends and family, I have found authentic representation in black owned brands.  That is, dolls that represent a cross section of African likeness and style, capturing the nuances of hair texture, facial features, skin tone, personality, and more. Watching the reactions of children when they see…Read more »

Get Babies’ Onesies On From Black Owned Brands

Andrae Ricketts Over the last two decades, specific dates in September have been in the top 5 for birthdays.  This got me thinking about babies and baby showers.  The focus of this post therefore will be onesies, as these are practical and easy to wear.  There are many stylish and fun options (100+) from black…Read more »

School Supplies From Black Owned Brands

 Tamarcus Brown As the end of summer approaches, you may be in the market for notebooks, backpacks, and other supplies for the start of the school year.  As such there are culturally representative options from black owned brands.  See the following companies and product links for more details. April Olivia offers a variety of personalized…Read more »