The ByBlack Platform and BLK + GRN Joins Forces to Empower Certified Black-Owned Businesses with The ByBlack Bundle Gift Box

[District of Columbia, Feb 5, 2024] -ByBlack, a dynamic initiative powered by U.S. Black Chambers,
Inc., and BLK + GRN, the renowned all-natural marketplace driven by Black women Artisans,
proudly announce a strategic collaboration aimed at championing Black-owned businesses. This
joint effort, spanning from Black History Month to Women’s History Month, seeks to promote and
uplift certified Black-owned brands, fostering economic growth within the Black community.

ByBlack, a no-cost national directory and certification platform, is dedicated to connecting Black
business owners to customers, capital, and community. BLK + GRN, with its mission to normalize

access to non-toxic products for Black women and fund Black women entrepreneurs, serves as an all-
natural marketplace that showcases the creativity and excellence of Black Artisans.

Introducing “The ByBlack Bundle,” an exclusive collection featuring ByBlack Certified Black and
woman-owned artisan brands. Renowned names such as hunnybunny, Kaike, Piperwai, Cecile’s Bath
& Body, AbsoluteJOI, Joy of Beauty, Dinobi, and Ilera Apothecary are part of this curated selection.
“BLK + GRN’s certification as a ByBlack business enhances the collaborative effort, presenting a
united front in promoting economic empowerment, diversity, and sustainability within the Black
community”, said Ronald Busby Jr., ByBlack Head of Product.
Kristian Edwards, Founder of BLK + GRN, expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership, stating,
“ByBlack certification amplifies our mission at BLK + GRN. It aligns with our commitment to create

a marketplace where non-toxic products for Black women are not only accessible but also contribute
to the growth of Black women entrepreneurs. This collaboration celebrates Black excellence and
propels us towards a more inclusive and prosperous future.”
The ByBlack and BLK + GRN collaboration invites consumers to join the celebration of Black
excellence by purchasing the discounted bundle worth over $200.00 in value. This initiative actively
supports economic empowerment, underscores the importance of buying Black, and encourages a
sustainable lifestyle.
Alicea Gay, VP of External Affairs at ByBlack emphasises that “This collaboration between ByBlack
and BLK + GRN is a meaningful bridge between Black History Month and Women’s History Month.
It serves as a powerful testament to the strength, creativity, and resilience of Black women
entrepreneurs. By supporting this initiative, you’re not just buying products; you’re giving the gift of
appreciation to a special loved one, celebrating her essence and the rich legacy of Black excellence
that extends from February into March and beyond.”
To discover more about this exciting collaboration and to purchase The ByBlack Bundle, please visit


About U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.:
The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership, and advocacy in
the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we
support a network of African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their
work of developing and growing Black enterprises. Learn more at