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Black-Owned Businesses for Kids and Families
The Children’s Trust and one tough job are committed to the fight against racial inequity in both Massachusetts and nationwide. Doing so means also addressing the economic manifestations of racism: Black-owned businesses have historically faced restricted access to funding and lower representation at national retailers. With the spread of the coronavirus disproportionately impacting Black-owned businesses, there is no better time than now to consider purchasing from Black entrepreneurs.
While this list is by no means comprehensive, it should serve as a starting point in identifying Black-owned businesses that provide products families already use. More resources can be found here.
- Blaque Concepts
- Chic Geeks
- Soapbox Theory
- Innovative Supplies
- Books by Mrs. Berry-Pettus
- Blended Designs
- Brown Girls Stationery
- Happy Mango
Toys and Activities
- Healthy Roots Dolls
- Just Like Me! Box
- Little Likes Kids
- Lovely Leaps Virtual Dance Studio
- Toys Like Me
In addition, Etsy has curated a list of independent Black makers who specialize in a wide range of clothing, accessories, and household products. You can visit the showcase here.
Do you know of a Black-owned shop that you think should be included in our list? Email us at email@example.com.