Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

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Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Spearheaded by Carter G. Woodson in February 1926, the Negro History Week laid the foundation for what would become Black History Month in 1976 when President Gerald Ford officially recognized the month-long celebration being held on various college campuses. 

This recognition of the valuable contributions of the African American community to the United States’ culture and history paved the way for people to discover more about Black entrepreneurs who have created a population of 3 million strong entrepreneurs who employ an estimated 1.2 million people in the United States alone (Small Business Administration 2023)

Naturally Drenched has a serious commitment to Black-owned businesses and to honor Black History Month this 2024, here are 25 black-owned brands that are redefining entrepreneurship and need your all-out support. 

25 Black-Owned Brands Making an Impact in 2024

Although we should remember and celebrate these efforts, which have shaped our economy for decades, we must not forget to support the Black business owners who are doing their best all year round. Therefore, we thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight Black-owned businesses and brands during Black History Month.


Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Jungalow, founded in 2009 by Justina Blakeley, offers diverse home decor items like carpets, wallpaper, and art prints, fostering authentic self-expression and a connection with nature. They plant two trees per purchase, promoting sustainability and positive energy.

Black Girl Sunscreen

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Founded in 2016 by Shontay Lundy, Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS) addresses sunscreen challenges for women of color with its SPF 30 lotion, free from white casts and heavy textures. BGS aims to raise awareness about melanoma survival rates in the Black community while providing nourishing sun protection.

Kendall Miles

Shoe Designer Kendall Reynolds

Kendall Miles, founded by Kendall Reynolds, is a Black-owned, woman-led luxury shoe brand.  The Kendall Miles team relies on the client experience to better the brand. Kendall works to ensure that the product and brand messaging shows each client the importance of choosing quality footwear that is comfortable yet bold.



Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Nicole Gibbons, founder of Clare, a color-loving interior designer, launched the brand to revolutionize paint shopping after witnessing client frustrations with the process. Clare offers eco-friendly, non-toxic paints boasting Zero-VOC, Greenguard Gold Certification, and premium quality for improved indoor air quality.

Healthy Roots

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Healthy Roots Dolls innovates the toy industry with diverse dolls and storybooks promoting self-love and embracing natural beauty. Zoe, their flagship doll, offers an educational experience on curl care. By representing diverse features, they empower girls, fostering inclusivity and empowerment with "curl power."

Folk US

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024
Tamecca Seril's upbringing, rooted in environmental consciousness, led to the creation of FOLKUS stone paper. Inspired by her grandparents and the environmental impact of traditional paper production, FOLKUS uses sustainably sourced limestone, including recycled construction waste, to produce bright white paper without harmful chemicals.

Yayday Paper Co. 

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024
YayDay Paper Co., founded by celebrity crafter Amber Kemp-Gerstel of Damask Love, offers digital stationery, crafting projects, and planners for printing at home. Amber's vision transforms printers into favorite stationery stores, providing exceptional design and creativity conveniently.

We Ball Sports

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

We Ball Sports, founded by former D1 athletes, is a comprehensive sports media platform and athletic apparel brand. It caters to athletes who love participating in and watching sports, offering viral content and affordable, high-performance gear, along with showcasing trending high school football content.

Dare to Roam

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Ciara's Dare to Roam offers everyday backpacks and gear with Antimicrobial Technology, ensuring durability and protection outdoors. Born from a desire to break free from indoor confinement during the pandemic, the brand contributes 3% of proceeds to the Why Not You Foundation, fostering youth education, health, and poverty alleviation. 

Ade + Ayo

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024
Temidayo, the founder of Ade + Ayo, channels her passion for African culture into a thoughtfully curated collection of children's items. Infusing practicality, modernity, and affordability into the African aesthetic, she brings warmth and vibrancy into homes, inspired by her journey as a Nigerian Canadian parent in the United States.

Coco and Breezy

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Founded in 2009 by twin designers Corianna and Brianna Dotson, Coco and Breezy Eyewear gained rapid acclaim for their innovative designs, featured in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Their iconic "third-eye" sunglasses, worn by Prince, and collaborations with brands like Hershey's showcase their boundary-pushing creativity. Also DJs and visual artists, they make a significant impact across fashion, music, and art.


Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Established in 2015 by Creative Director Sade Mims and headquartered in the vibrant landscape of New York City, the brand has swiftly carved a niche for itself in the world of accessories. With a distinct DNA rooted in meticulous craftsmanship and unwavering innovation, EDAS has become synonymous with thoughtful design and community engagement since its inception.

Mocha Mane

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Helecia Williams gave life to the vision of Mocha Mane three years ago, driven by a passion for celebrating textured hair. Her bold and vibrant hair accessories defy societal norms, embodying self-love and acceptance. Each piece reflects the rich diversity and beauty of kinky hair, crafted for those embracing their natural selves.


Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Auvere, shaped by designer Gina Love's passions for design, photography, and gold jewelry, intertwines with co-founder Steven Feldman's journey. Gina, a real estate lawyer, reveals her creative side on their first date, sparking a collaborative pursuit of a more artistic existence.

Odelia, Marie, & Patrice

OMandP, crafts artisanal personal care for dry skin, using food-grade ingredients for clean, high-performance solutions. They are an activism forward, eco-luxury company that creates vegan environment conscious beauty commodities.  

LeneNicole Candle Company

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

LeneNicole Candle Co., a Black woman-owned business in Maryland near DC, offers premium, safe candles reflecting the mind, body, and soul. Founder Darlene Parks prioritizes authenticity and safety, crafting unique collections with natural soy wax and lead-free cotton wicks for an uplifting experience.

Sweet Kiwi

Sweetkiwi, was founded by Ehime Eigbe in 2011.  She was searching for healthy dessert alternatives in her kitchen when she stumbled onto a million-dollar idea. The whipped, frozen Greek yogurt delicacy she put together became Sweetkiwi, a Dallas-based food startup.  Sweetkiwi is an innovative, frozen dessert that satisfies a sweet tooth while supporting a healthy gut. Using premium, natural ingredients sourced from family farms within our communities, Sweetkiwi’s frozen whipped Greek yogurts are packed with functional nutrients like protein, probiotics, fiber, and immune-boosting superfoods.

Black and Scholared

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Black & Scholared is a purpose-driven apparel brand celebrating and supporting higher education in the Black community, with a focus on HBCU schools. Founded by a Howard University alumna, we offer fashion-forward apparel for proud HBCU scholars and alumni, embodying excellence and achievement.

Capital City Wing Sauce

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Capital City, LLC, a minority family-owned business in Maryland, was founded by Charles and Arsha Jones to share the flavors of Washington, D.C. Inspired by nostalgia for mambo sauce, they've turned their home recipe into a successful company, offering their signature product nationwide.

Jinji Chocolate

Discover 25 Black-Owned Brands Redefining Entrepreneurship in 2024

Jinji Chocolate infuses each crafted piece with a narrative, drawing from memories, events, and emotions. Using pure, locally sourced ingredients, they authentically convey their inspirations, fostering community through shared flavor profiles that intertwine personal experiences and collective visions, deepening understanding and appreciation.

Bold + Beautiful Coffee Bar

Bold + Beautiful Coffee Bar celebrates ancestral resilience by making exquisite brews. Crafting rich blends with unique ingredients, they offer ground coffee or K-cups for an extraordinary experience. They also offer flavorful teas and accessories, striving for excellence in every cup.

Naked Clay Ceramics

Naked Clay Ceramics celebrates the raw beauty of unglazed fired clay, inspired by natural colors and textures. Each vessel, crafted in Bedfordshire, embraces individuality through hand-building and slip-casting techniques. Produced in limited batches, Carla Sealey’s pieces invite reflection, offering cherished additions to any home or collection.


Linoto stands out for its vibrant colors, impeccable craftsmanship, and Westchester County, NY local production. Each item is meticulously crafted in-house with passion and dedication, from marking fabric to sewing with expert precision. Founded in 2007 by Jason Evege, Linoto has grown from humble beginnings to fulfill over 10,000 orders worldwide, earning acclaim for quality, value, and style.


R-KI-TEKT offers modern, artful accessories inspired by travel and color, reflecting West Indian and African Diasporic culture. Founded by Kel, a mother, wife, designer, and creative director, our hand-crafted goods aim to connect individuals with vibrant elements of life, honoring diverse cultures and sharing creativity for a visually pleasing and culturally rich experience.

Funky Mello

Delisa and Zach, founders of Funky Mello, sparked their culinary venture from a shared love of music and good eats at a festival. As foodies navigating allergies, they crafted whipped dessert dips using chickpeas, revolutionizing allergen-friendly indulgence with creamy, artificial-free delights.

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