August is Black Business Month and we are sharing our platform to highlight other enterprising entrepreneurs and creatives we admire! Also in celebration of Black Business Month we are offering a promo discount and free shipping to our subscribers. Find out more in the Commerce section. Buy Black!


Shanklin Hall is a Washington, D.C. social club centered at the intersection of community, creativity, and wellness. The club truly believes in the power of collective economic partnerships and the strength it brings to building community. One such partnership features resident Chef Dionne McDonald of Doula’s Kitchen. Dionne’s inspiration ranges from her deep southern roots, her mother’s Korean food influence, and her extended family’s various cultural backgrounds. 

Enjoy Doula’s delicious dishes now through September 3rd at Shanklin Hall. 

Visit for more details. Follow @doulaskitchen on Instagram.


Artist Maurice James Jr. sits down for an artist talk with BeMo Brown to go in depth about his latest solo exhibit, Black Trust. The event also welcomes special guest Buck!

Black Trust - Artist Talk w/ Maurice James Jr. 

Saturday, August 5 || 4 - 6 PM

Art of Noize - 821 Upshur St. NW, WDC 20011 Rear Alley, 2nd floor

Find out more at and follow artist Maurice James Jr. @art4theblackmarket and host @BeMoBrown on Instagram.


We invite our friends near and far to Buy Black and shop online with us for Black Business Month. Use code: “BBM” for 20% OFF purchases of $100 or more. 

We are also waiving shipping costs on all online orders the month of August. Thank you for rockin’ with us and supporting Black business! 


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