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Software/Apps

Ubongo Kids

Ubongo Kids

African edutainment content driven by innovation, grit, courage, and humanity.

 

NMAAHC Stories

NMAAHC Stories

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) mobile app features highlighted objects from collections, multimedia, and augmented reality.

Podcasts in Color

Podcasts in Color

The largest directory of podcasts of color.

 

Storyline Online

Storyline Onine

Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Flocabulary

Flocabulary

Flocabulary engages learners with hip-hop videos on topics that include: language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, vocabulary, etc.

 

Learning with GoGo

Learning with GoGo

Learning with GoGo provides an engaging learning program that's enjoyable for both children and adults, alike. Using the soulful sounds of D.C.'s beloved go-go music, we make your core academic subjects--literacy, math, science, health, arts and social studies--sing!

Quackenworth Publishing

Quackenworth Publishing

Quackenworth is an educational media company that specializes in publishing children's books, software, and online educational materials. The company also provides professional development and consulting services to K-12 schools.

Kiro'o Games

Kiro'o Games

Kiro'o Games is a Cameroonian privately held video game, animation, development and publishing company based founded in 2003 by Madiba Olivier.

 

Genii Games

Genii Games

Genii Games is a collection of interactive mobile apps and web videos for kids to learn about African Culture through games, animation, languages, folktales, and digital storytelling.

Science Underground

Science Underground

Science Underground is a two-minute podcast hosted by TED speaker and scientist Ainissa Ramirez. By the time you sip your coffee or eat your cereal, Science Underground explains a science topic in a fun and understandable way. The show explores a range of topics—some that are pulled right from the headlines, others are topics you’ve been wanting to know.

Crazy Aunt Lindsey's Fab Lab

Crazy Aunt Lindsey's Fab Lab

This site is all about connecting the dots between the magic of everyday life to the scientific process. The videos, projects, and resources you find here brings science to life through beautiful, useful DIY projects.

RainbowMe

RainbowMe

RainbowMe’s mission is to educate and entertain kids ages 2-12 on social, economic, cultural and ethnic nuances by brokering an exchange of cultures, ideas, and themes that allow them to build a higher EQ (Ethnic Quotient).

 

Clothing/Apparel

Blended Designs

Blended Designs

Backpacks, apparel, and gear designed to inspire children of color.

 

Hero Heads

Hero Heads

Hero Heads is a clothing brand with unique, hand-drawn designs of inspirational people, allowing you to ‘wear your heart on your tee’. We contribute 10% of profits to a charity related to the hero's cause. In order to create high quality clothing with artistic designs that last, we screen print with the best inks on high-end fabric that is super comfortable, resilient, and produced responsibly.

African American Heritage Store

African American Heritage Store

Celebrate the history, influence, and accomplishments of the African American community through our carefully selected products.

Books/Video

Diverse Book Finder

Diverse Book Finder

Diverse Book Finder allows you to identify and explore multicultural picture books.

Black Sands Entertainment

Black Sands Entertainment

Black Sands Entertainment publishes comic books, storybooks, and games that feature African American characters.

Lee & Low Multicultural Books

Lee & Low Books

LEE & LOW BOOKS is the largest multicultural children's book publisher in the country; publishing books about everyone for everyone. They are also one of the few minority-owned publishing companies in the United States, with books for children from pre-K to 12th grade.

Lion Forge Comics

Lion Forge Comics

Lion Forge is a trans-media studio with a focus on comics publishing across all age groups, and is committed to Comics for Everyone.

 

The Invention of E.J. Whitaker

The Invention of E.J. Whitaker

The Invention of E.J. Whitaker is a a 24-page comic book tale mixing elements of Adventure, Romance, Historical Fiction and Steampunk to tell the story of one heroine's epic journey through the cultural and gender land mines of the early 20th century to become a bonafide inventor.

Colours of Us

Colours of Us

Multicultural books, toys, and clothes.

 

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

Books by outstanding African American authors and illustrators that focus on the African American experience for youth audiences.

 

Sweet Blackberry

Sweet Blackberry

The mission of Sweet Blackberry is to bring little known stories of African American achievement to children everywhere.

 

The HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers is the single largest archival collection of its kind in the world designed to promote and celebrate the successes and to document movements, events and organizations that are important to the African American community and to American society.

Miscellaneous

CulturePlay

CulturePlay

CulturePlay is a TECHSPACE for kids, tweens, and teens that provides opportunities for youth to engage with 21st century technology with the goal of moving them from consuming technology to producing technology.

EthiDolls

EthiDolls

Preserving Black heritage through dolls dressed in authentic clothing along with books that tell their stories.

Natural Hair Girls

Natural Hair Girls

Natural Hair Girls is an online store that sells ethnic dolls with customized hairstyles.

Literary Safari

Literary Safari

Literary Safari develops, produces, and publishes inclusive children’s media rooted in an understanding of learning science, educational standards, narrative design, and good, old-fashioned fun!

Heroes of Color

Diverse Book Finder

Heroes of Color is an educational company working to promote diversity and inclusiveness by providing cultural and professional development through the arts.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media

Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families make smart media choices. They offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.

African Ancestry.com

African Ancestry.com

African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent. With the industry’s largest and most comprehensive database of over 25,000 indigenous African samples, African Ancestry determines specific countries, and more often than not, specific ethnic groups of origin with the highest level of detail, accuracy and confidence.

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