On Twitter for Black History Month we’ve been highlighting companies led by black people that support and uplift black women and children whilst creating a positive legacy. Here’s a roundup of the companies we highlighted!
Curated by Stormzy #Merky Books is an imprint within William Heinemann as a part of Penguin. The imprint works to bring forth a new generation of voices. You can read books such as “Taking Up Space: The Black Girls Manifestation for Change” by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi
A magazine created to share the voices of women and non-binary people of colour, Gal-dem magazine has tons of great articles with a fresh feel. You can read their articles here:
Lapp The Brand
A clothing line and online blog dedicated to portraying the experience of the current day girl. You can find a lot of great perspectives of the blog here:
Vitae London are a watch company with a wide range of pieces. Each purchase of a watch sees one child in Sub-Saharan Africa receive support with their education. Have a look at their story here: https://vitaelondon.com/pages/our-story
Creates greeting cards for a range of people from different backgrounds after realising that there were not many around. She has created a wonderful range of cards for purchase. You can look at some of the cards here:
Are a candle company that make candles based on the experiences one might have in London. You can have a look at their collection here: https://www.tribal-unicorn.com/
They are an inclusive children’s book shop in Brixton, London that has a wide range of stories from different backgrounds
You can also find a list of charities and other organisations we showcased here.