It's a Black Thang: African American Products and Gifts

It's a Black Thang: African American Products and Gifts is a black-owned internet retail site specializing in African American related products and gifts, including calendars, puzzles, holiday items, games, tote bags, and more. Here are a few of the many, many products you can find on their website.

"As fathers, mothers, teachers, and mentors, we play an integral role ensuring the growth and success of the young people in our lives. In both word and deed, we are tasked with acknowledging and affirming their greatness, cementing the reality that not only do their lives matter, but they play an irreplaceable role in advancing our society and bettering our world. Featured within the pages of this moving calendar are thirteen positive, inspiring images which celebrate the beauty, excellence and resilience of the African American community and encourage us to do the same." (12" x 12")

Timbouktou II (31x23 Print) Eduardo Jindani




Adinkra Snowflake Ornaments

"Our Adinkra symbol ornaments will be perfect for the Christmas holidays and for Kwanzaa. They're made of brass and come with a hanging string and ready for display.

Rachel Parker: Artist

Rachel Parker is an artist. You can view her art on Instagram at rachelbodylanguageart.

"I have created collections of unique and genuine collage. I try to bring what's on the inside out! I use recycled paper and collectible papers such as antique candy boxes, cigar bands, collectible stamps and perfume labels as well as recycled saris from India and rare washi and orifu paper from Japan. I live in Montpelier, VT, USA and have a deep interest and affinity for history and culture. Spreading love and light to all."

Lee & Low Books: About Everyone, For Everyone

Lee & Low Books is an independent multicultural children’s book publisher whose mission is to publish contemporary diverse stories that all children could enjoy and who is committed to working with unpublished authors and illustrators of color. In addition to selling books, the website also features a section for educators with example teaching guides and lesson plans:; as well as The Open Book Blog, a blog on race, diversity, education, and children’s books.