Enrichment Activities for Youth from Black Owned Brands

 Lonely Planet Summer is a time for recreational activities as youth are out of school.  It is also the time to keep them engaged in learning, as over summer, youth tend to lose academic gains made across the school year.  Mathematics is more affected than English Language Arts and over time these loses put youth…Read more »

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Going To A “White Party?” Find your Outfit from a Black Owned Brand

Photo by CreateHerStock – Vintage Tex Isha Gaines 6 As “white parties” have grown in popularity, you may find yourself being invited to one this summer.  In preparation for this, check out offerings from black owned brands.  In this post, we focus on dresses and jumpsuits.  We cover items offered through emporiums, fashion labels, and…Read more »

Trending Jewelry, Moderate Prices, and Great Valentine’s Day Gifts from Black Owned Brands

Jewelry trends for men and women in 2019 have been described as “maximal.”  That is, big, stacked, and embellished.  These include large and layered chains, coin and charm jewelry,  large hoop, feather, and off the shoulder earrings.  Also trending are headpieces, ear adornments,  wallet necklaces, cuffs for various parts of the arm, open cuff chokers,…Read more »