Last March, Casey Kelley’s 9-year-old son Carter took her to dinner and pitched her an idea: he wanted a bag with his face on it. He would wear it to school and put his books in it, he said, and everyone would love it.
As children everywhere make a return to the classroom, parents are snapping up those back-to-school supplies to prepare their kids for success. This year, why not upgrade their swag while keeping it blickedy black with these 6 black-owned business creating dope school supplies for the culture.
It’s that time of year! Back to school shopping is fully underway and instead of going to your big label stores to purchase supplies, clothing, and backpacks, we want to share ten Black owned businesses you can shop with this school year instead. We are creating a Master list so if we have left off any brands, feel free to add them in the comment section below and we will update our list periodically.
The time for students to return to school is approaching and Black businesses around the world have creative back-to-school supplies, backpacks, clothing and more for students’ upcoming school year. The Citizen created a list of seven Black owned businesses where parents or guardians can shop online for school items.