MONEY BAG$ DOLLA BILL

We met the owner of this business from being a part of the group “Unity is Wealth”.  He has always inspired us with his creativity and knowledge of the apparel world.  From designing, to screen printing, to embroidery, this king has much to offer.  Read below to meet the owner of MONEY BAG$ DOLLA BILL,Continue reading “MONEY BAG$ DOLLA BILL”

Carla Sue Greeting Cards and Gifts

We met the owner of this business from vending out in these streets.  We set-up next to her at the BLCK Market back in 2018 and ever since then we’ve been good friends.  We completed both the Houston Area Urban League Small Business University and SURE program at U of H together.  Her spirit, drive,Continue reading “Carla Sue Greeting Cards and Gifts”

Djedi Institute of Learning

We found out about this company from listening to a podcast hosted by BeverlyD.  The podcast featured, Baba Kentu of Djedi Institute of Learning. We love his passion for researching and sharing his knowledge about learning and the education system.  If you are an educator, or have children in the education system, you should checkContinue reading “Djedi Institute of Learning”

The Black Dollar Bank

We found out about this company from our friends of Black Coffee Co.!  When we visited the IG and website of The Black Dollar Bank, we knew we had to be apart of this movement.  Read below to meet the owner of this dope business, see what the black dollar is all about and seeContinue reading “The Black Dollar Bank”

Wake/Up Apparel

WAKE UP!!!!  These are the words that open one of our favorite movies, “Do The Right Thing” by Spike Lee.  We are currently living in the age of information and it’s time to wake up! You woke? If so, the messages that this black business provides are for you!  Read below to meet the ownerContinue reading “Wake/Up Apparel”

Logistic Massage & Bodywork

Nothing is like a good ol’ massage to melt away the stress of the day or ease the strains of working out.  We were first introduced to this brand from a giveaway on Instagram. Then, we realized that we were both part of the the “Unity is Wealth” group, and then we started running intoContinue reading “Logistic Massage & Bodywork”

Live Good Gang

Life is Good!  This is why we love the meaning behind this business we introduce to you today called, “Live Good Gang”, aka, LGG.  We were introduced to this brand because the owner is a member of “Unity is Wealth” with us. We love this brand because of the positive messages that are embodied onContinue reading “Live Good Gang”

Meet NCMPRBL

Since we are all time traveling, what better thing to have on your wrist than a timepiece?  Better yet, a timepiece from a dope ass black owned business! Below you will get a chance to meet Dr. McCoy, the owner of NCMPRBL, and learn about some of our purchases from this business. Owner: Dr. MarioContinue reading “Meet NCMPRBL”

What does Universal Sankofa mean?

So…If you read our last blog post you should now know what “Sankofa” means.  If not, go back and read the previous blog post called “What is Sankofa”. Now let’s get into the meaning of our business name “Universal Sankofa”.  Our business name and logo has multiple layers to it, some more complex than others.  Continue reading “What does Universal Sankofa mean?”

What is Sankofa?

SANKOFA /san koh fah/ Before we go into the meaning of our business name, Universal Sankofa, we first want to break down the meaning of “Sankofa”. So….what is Sankofa?  Sankofa is a word in the Twi language from the Akan tribe in Ghana.  Sankofa translates to “Go back and get it” (san – to return;Continue reading “What is Sankofa?”