TheBlackMall.com (TBM) is a website dedicated to the awareness, growth, and success of Black-owned businesses throughout the African Diaspora.
TBM provides consumers with a directory of over 2000 Black-owned businesses NATIONWIDE & the only Black owned retail cooperative/e-commerce store in Chicago that features over 50 Black owned products.
We also cater to Black businesses that don’t have brick and mortar locations by hosting monthly Ujamaa Markets where we provide a space for Black vendors to expose and sell their goods and services to a targeted audience.
In addition, the website promotes events, cultural enrichment, social action endeavors, job postings and articles.
TBM is a GREAT platform to advertise your Black owned business, organization or product/service. We have a subscriber list of over 100k via our email clientele, social media and website traffic.
TheBlackMall.com... Making it EASY to Buy Black!
About Co Founder, Cassiopeia Uhuru
Cassiopeia has been cultivated by an extensive, intergenerational village that extends from the South Side of Chicago through a global African consciousness.
She earned her BA in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago; she has led and partnered several successful entrepreneurial ventures, which have sharpened her skills that range from dance, graphic design, and community development.
With over 10 years marketing experience, she co- founded TheBlackMall.com, connecting over 1,500 Black-owned businesses around the country through various social media campaigns, hands-on- trainings & consultations, apprenticeships, “Money Mobs,” and her creative visions through Sol Designs.
Her extensive efforts to build and sustain our African community have been recognized by a range of media outlets and civic organizations; she was most recently honored by The State of Illinois’ Difference Maker’s Award 2018 and Demoiselle 2 Femme for their inaugural “40 Under 40” banquet. She has also been a featured speaker at Mosque Maryam (headquarters of the Nation of Islam) to speak on the importance of Buying Black. Cassiopeia is a member of United Black American Progress Association (UBAPA), Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and acknowledges the high privilege and honor to serve as mother to MJ.
“In order to impart change, you must be the first example.”