It’s time to start getting them kids ready for school!
Summer didn’t even take its coat off before back to school season came bursting through the door. While it’s officially time to put the kids back on a schedule, it also means many of us have already started checking the school list to see what we need to pick up. While you’re getting your Kleenex, hand sanitizer and school clothes together, make sure you shop Black for their school supplies as well and give the kids and yourself something to really smile about. Below is a list of 5 Black-owned must have Back 2 School supplies that are perfect for students, adults, and educators alike. Pick up your cool items and tell a friend!
Pretty Dope Society Back 2 School Collection
Founded by mom and daughter duo Chrishonda Benson and her daughter Mariah, this Pretty Dope Society collection is a one-stop shop for your back to school needs. There are bookbags, notebooks, luggage tags and a host of accessories emblazoned with bold and beautiful designs and inspirational messages like “Always cute, Always Smart,” and “Believe in Yourself.” Designed with “representation in mind,” these items are available now at prettydopesociety.com.
More Than Peach Crayon Bundle
Launched by Bellen Woodard after noticing a need for diversity in crayon colors, the More Than Peach crayon bundle is just the basics your child needs for school. They’re currently available online and in Target stores!
NikNax Stationary & More
This one is good for students and teachers. NikNax stationary features a host of pencils, notepads, and left-handed and right-handed notebooks with cool designs and messages that are for the culture! If you’re looking for an upgrade to your essentials, NikNax is the place, with all items available at shopniknax.com.
Creative Soul Photo Back 2 School Items
The team behind CreativeSoul Photography also has a number of items dedicated to the back to school season. Ditch Staples in favor of these cool 2 pocket folders and backpacks featuring realistic designs and pick up their new Crowned book for the house while you’re at it. Back to school items are available now at Etsy.
Brown Girl Bag Company
The Brown Girl Bag Company has a little bit of everything from journals to tumblers and more. But our absolute favorite is the assortment of bookbag/lunch bag combos. It’s perfect for school aged kids and they even have tote bags and lunch bags for the big kids and adults. It’s a perfect space to grab what you need for all ages. Click here to shop.
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