Midunu Chocolate Bars (Courtesy photo)

How do we move towards a liberated and equitable world where our people fit? It’s our collective jobs to keep our money cycling in our communities the way other communities do. There’s a great saying that I cling to which says: once you know, you can’t un-know. 

 Tres Lindas Cigars, founded by Afro-Cuban sisters, is the only shop of its kind in the US.  

Midunu Chocolates feature flavors such as Calabash nutmeg and Nigerian Yaji with artisanal chocolates sourced and inspired by The Motherland coming from Ghana with feature flavors such as Calabash nutmeg and Nigerian Yaji. 

Greentop Gifts (sold at Target) offers a variety of Black Santa wrapping paper, gift bags, and other paper goods. 

Sunny & Ted is the home of the original hot cocoa Santa mug in all shades of melanin. 

W & Co is African-American and female owned known for their special holiday line featuring melanin rich gift tags, Black Santa sweatshirts, and more.  

Ikuzi Doll (courtesy photo)

Ikuzi Dolls created black mermaid dolls in many shades of melanin! 

Dabira Aroma ( Pronounced DAB-E-RAH) is a California based candles hand-poured by a Nigerian-American woman and inspired by destinations around the world.  

Forvr Mood created by Jackie Aina offers a range of delicious choices including the cult favorite Cuffing Season.  

Forvr Mood Candle (Courtesy photo

Olphactory Candles creates richly-scented candles inspired by Jazz music. 

Solid creates Hand-poured wood wick candles from a 100% African-American, female -owned self care brand in beautiful scents like Backwoods and Moon Beam.