BY: ALEXIS ARNOLD
Considering how busy â€” and distressing â€” President Trump's first week in office has been, it looks like the next four years are going to be filled with protests and organizing.
One of the most effective ways to protest is by supporting businesses that support the issues you care about. Here are a few black-owned companies to consider buying a t-shirt from before you head out to the next protest.
Life Is Not A White Privilege Shirt - $28.50
Buy Noir decided to start making apparel because they "want people to look good, feel comfortable, and be unapologetic." Buy Noir not only helps people find their voice and be unapologetic but also provides free step-by-step guides as a resource for hopeful black business owners.
Adorned by Chi
Black and Proud Crop Top - $25
The selection of quirky tees and cutesy accessories from Adorned by Chi are perfect for ladies who love a bit of whimsy in their lives. "We're cute and conscious, Black and proud."
Own Your Blackness
Nappy & Happy T-Shirt - $30
Uncensored, unapologetic and real, Own Your Blackness will provide apparel and accessories that allow customers to offer an in-your-face proclamation that they people love who they are.
I, Too, Am America Shirt - $30
Habitually Fly is a brand dedicated to honoring African and African- American heritage and culture. Their goal is to introduce our children to activists, beauties, entertainers and icons that look like us but with a modern twist.