With this list of of black owned businesses, we scoured the internet to bring you some of the freshest entrepreneurs and product lines we've found over the last 6 months. This is our Stellar Collect because these entrepreneurs and products stand out and demand attention. Check them out below and as always, drop out an email and tell us what you think. If you or someone you know deserve to be on our radar, don't hold back, shoot us an email in the contact page. Strength in numbers, power in unity & progress through mutual support!
Meet the CEO and one of kind Zim Ugochukwu born in Mankato, Minnesota to two Nigerian immigrants. She has travelled the world while sharing her experience to empower others to take the expat plunge for both short and long-term stays.Travel Noire is a leading digital publishing platform for travelers of color. With a large following she has helped educate and plan trips for over a half a million people across the planet.
"Previously, I cloned a gene as a biologist, ran a national anti-tobacco campaign, helped open a Civil Rights Museum & traveled through 90% of Asia.I love building things, photography, John Hughes movies, company cultures, all things design and hilarious memes. " -Zim Ugochukwu
"How to Quit Your Job And Travel Abroad"
Archyn Orijin is a true designer who specialize in bags like this but has both his and her lines that are all fresh as organic produce and constantly pushing the edges of style. For a true look into this black creators sense of style check out the website. We are particularly found of the wood work with the glasses and bracelets. Shopping for that one of a kind item? This is could be your treasure trove.
"I can't change the world but I believe I can have a positive impact on one person to motivate another person, to influence a change. I believe you and I can inspire the WORLD."-Archyn Orijin (CEO & Founder)
We've never seen clothes quite like this. With many apparel clothing and lifestyle brands out there in the market it's hard to really standout. CRANK ROCK does just that with it's elegant superimposed images on flush black and white print. The shirts, both male and female, will have you lost in the details and empowered in the historical context that still resonates today. Where the fight, the struggle and the power with CRANK ROCK clothing!
If you have followed our FACEBOOK page you'll recognize this brand and entrepreneur as she received the most love, shares and likes, since the inception of SUSU Movement. The concept is great, she embodies business acumen and brings a much needed product to the people.
“I wanted to see my family in Ghana during school breaks, but couldn’t afford the $2,000 ticket,” she said. “I stayed in the dorm alone or with other international students who couldn’t go home. Because of this personal frustration, I set out to determine how to make travel more accessible.”-Ama Marfo, cofounder