Our 2021 Black Girl Gift Guide: 16 Gifts for Black Women by Black Women

Black Girl Gift Guide

Christmas, a birthday or an anniversary is coming and you don’t know which gift to choose for the black women or black girls in your life?  Do you struggle finding a gift that represents your loved ones? Do you feel frustrated not to be represented properly in gifts stores? 

Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. We provide with lovingly made unique gifts for black women  that celebrates black girls’ unique beauty. Whether it’s your mother, sister, friend, girlfriend or wife, you can be sure that your loved one will be happy to receive a unique gift that represents her so beautifully.  We have created a black girl gift guide which include the perfect gifts ideas from black-owned businesses in beauty, self-care and fashion.

Scroll down to discover our list of gifts for black women:

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African American Christmas and Kwanzaa History and Tradition

African American Christmas

Christmas is a well-known Christian tradition that remembers the birth of Jesus. In countries like the USA and UK, the majority of people celebrate this holiday whether Christian or not. African Americans and Black Britons typically celebrate Christmas. It is an important part of the year and is deeply rooted in the homes of many black people. Children grow up with Christmas, just as they and their parents and grandparents did. Black Santa is a more and more frequent sight and aligns with a positive change in culture. Christmas was first recorded as a celebration in 336 A.D. in Rome under the reign of Constantine. However, many of the well-known traditions are far more recent in origin such as Kwanzaa which is rooted in the African American Christmas tradition.

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Black Women’s Image in the Media

black women's image in the media

Black women are underrepresented in the media and when they are represented, their image tends to stick to stereotypes. So I think it was important to have a discussion about this issue. In this video, I talk with Christelle Kedi, a makeup artist and author, about the history of black women in the media and where these stereotypes come from.

Christelle Kedi is the author of “Beautifying the body in ancient Africa and today” and “Afropolitanism and the Black blogosphere” available at www.booksofafrica.com