Systemic injustices are at the front of contemporary societydue to countless conscious instances of police brutality and other harms. Racism and racial injustice are nothing new—but the murder of george floyd in 2020 and xenophobia towards American Asians sparked an ongoing wave of awareness across the US.
One of the easiest ways to support Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities is by purchasing goods and services from companies owned by people of color. Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gear from BIPOC-owned businesses . To support minority-owned businesses year-round, try checking local marketplaces or your city’s tourism website. Online directories like We Buy Black, Chez Nous, AAPI Business Collectiveand Intentionalists can be helpful resources as well.
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Updated December 2022: We’ve added new picks and adjusted pricing.
Former and current WIRED staffers Camille Bromley, Pia Ceres, Kimberly Chua, Samantha Cooper, Alan Henry, Jennifer Conrad, and Phuc Pham contributed to this piece.