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12/08/2015 12:29 pm ET

15 Gifts That Will Deck The Halls With Black Pride

Santa has nothing on this ultimate gift guide!

The holidays are right around the corner, and sometimes high-tech gear and fancy clothes won't appeal to every person on your shopping list. "Woke" people are conscious about issues affecting the black community and during the holidays they give with the spirit of social justice in mind.

So we've compiled a list of socially conscious gifts perfect for the most woke members of your family. Here are 15 of the best gifts from black businesses that celebrate the diversity and awesomeness of black culture. 

  • For The Magical Black Girl
    It's clear that black girls are magic, and now you can wear that magic on your sleeve. This gear is selling quickly
    TeeSpring
    It's clear that black girls are magic, and now you can wear that magic on your sleeve. This gear is selling quickly, so purchase yours before they run out.  

    Buy it here.
  • For The Conscious Style Icon
    If you know someone that likes to look good while standing for a cause then the present you might be looking for is a&nb
    Justin Fulton and Andre Singleton
    If you know someone that likes to look good while standing for a cause then the present you might be looking for is a social activist T-shirt. The Very Black project's pro-black apparel is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to make a statement.

    Buy it here.
  • The Unapologetic Homemaker
    Whenever white people&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TalibKweli/status/658115024611876864">complain</a>&nbsp;about people
    Etsy
    Whenever white people complain about people of color addressing issues of racism or inequality, feel free to light a white tears candle. This hilarious gift is the perfect stocking stuffer! 

    Buy it here.
  • For The Intersectional Feminist Fashionista
    The African American Policy Forum's&nbsp;#SayHerName campaign has been successful in raising awareness about the issues which
    Kimberle Crenshaw
    The African American Policy Forum's #SayHerName campaign has been successful in raising awareness about the issues which affect all black women. The names of black women who were victims of police brutality are boldly printed on these T-shirts, and would make the perfect gift for the intersectional feminist fashionista.

    Buy it here.
  • For The Black Girl Who Rocks Out
    <a href="http://tinsel.me/#intro">The&nbsp;Tinsel audio necklace</a>&nbsp;are headphones that&nbsp;can also function as a tre
    Tinsel
    The Tinsel audio necklace are headphones that can also function as a trendy necklace. This gift is perfect for any music lover! 

    Buy it here.
  • For The Young Naturalista
    Natural hair dolls are a must-have for any&nbsp;magical black girl. <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/996500271/h
    Yelitsa Jean-Charles
    Natural hair dolls are a must-have for any magical black girl. Healthy Roots and Pretti One World Dolls both create dolls that celebrate the beauty of natural hair and are great gifts for the carefree black girl on your holiday list.

    Pre-order a Healthy Roots Doll here and buy a Pretti One World Doll here.
  • For The Artsy Trendsetter
    Artist Sab Rena makes dope apparel with bold prints which celebrates women of color. Any gift from this&nbsp;company is sure
    Sab Rena/Society 6
    Artist Sab Rena makes dope apparel with bold prints which celebrates women of color. Any gift from this company is sure to wow the chic style icon on your shopping list.

    Buy it here.
  • For The Classic Man
    If you're trying to find a gift for the "classic man" on your list&nbsp;consider giving him a shaving&nbsp;kit by <a href="ht
    Jose Luis Pelaez Inc via Getty Images
    If you're trying to find a gift for the "classic man" on your list consider giving him a shaving kit by Bevel. The company specializes in black men's grooming and hair care products.

    Buy it here.
  • For The Risk Taker
    TV's reigning queen, Shonda Rhimes, is encouraging us all to be bold in her new book <i>Year of Yes</i>. Anyone unwrapping th
    Simon
    TV's reigning queen, Shonda Rhimes, is encouraging us all to be bold in her new book Year of Yes. Anyone unwrapping this gift is sure to say "yaaas!"

    Buy it here.
  • For The Trailblazer
    Janet Mock, host of MSNBC's "So Popular!" is a fierce advocate for trans women of color, and her book <i>Redefining Realness<
    Desiree Navarro via Getty Images
    Janet Mock, host of MSNBC's "So Popular!" is a fierce advocate for trans women of color, and her book Redefining Realness is the ideal gift to inspire the trailblazer in your life.
      
    Buy it here.
  • For The Social Justice Bookworm
    Award-winning journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for writing about&nbsp;issues of racial inequality. Earlier this year, Coa
    The Washington Post via Getty Images
    Award-winning journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for writing about issues of racial inequality. Earlier this year, Coates released his first book Between The World and Me which reflects on his experiences growing up. This is definitely a stocking stuffer for any woke book lover on your list.
      
    Buy it here.
  • For The Blerd
    Just because you're black doesn't mean you can't be a nerd. Blerds would be more than happy to receive a subscription for <i>
    Marvel
    Just because you're black doesn't mean you can't be a nerd. Blerds would be more than happy to receive a subscription for Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, about a young black girl superhero. It's the ideal present for the blerd in your life.
      
    Buy it here.
  • For Celebrating 365 Days Of Black Pride
    The best gift to prepare for a new year is a calendar, and photographer Setti Kidane has created&nbsp;one that celebrates&nbs
    Setti Kidane/12mm
    The best gift to prepare for a new year is a calendar, and photographer Setti Kidane has created one that celebrates black history every month of the year with "12 Months Of Melanin."

    Buy it here.
  • For The Drama Lover
    Several actors have brought black excellence to Broadway this year, and "Hamilton" has been rocking the playhouse with its pr
    Lucas Jackson / Reuters
    Several actors have brought black excellence to Broadway this year, and "Hamilton" has been rocking the playhouse with its predominantly black cast. If you're in New York City, then tickets to see the musical would be an exciting gift for the woke theatre-goer.
     
    Buy tickets here.
  • For The Life Of The Party
    Forget spades, if you enjoy celebrating black culture then this is the game that you should be playing at your next family ev
    Cards For All People
    Forget spades, if you enjoy celebrating black culture then this is the game that you should be playing at your next family event! Black Card Revoked by Cards For All People is a game that test players knowledge of black history and entertainment, and it's a lot of fun.
      
    Buy it here.

 

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