Frequently Asked Questions



What Does “Ujamaa” Mean?

Ujamaa, a Kwanzaa principle, stands for “cooperative economics” and the belief that in order for us to all prosper and profit, we must build and maintain our businesses together.

Where I Can I Find More Information About Ujamaa Box?

We have been fortunate to be featured in Huffington Post Black Voices, Bossip and Madame Noire. For our press listing, visit our “Press” page.

“You Better Mind Your Black Business!” – Huffington Post Black Voices (May 2015)

“A Lil Positivity” feature – Bossip (August 2015)

Madame Noire Gift guide (December 2015)

15 Black Owned Businesses to Shop for Women This HolidayBlack and Married With Kids (December 2015)

“What Really Keeps You From Buying Black?” – Madame Noire (December 2015)
For updates and behind-the-scenes, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Periscope, @ujamaabox. .

Products & Businesses

What Products Are in Ujamaa Box?

Ujamaa Box brings you a variety of products from across multiple industries; from Fashion, Art, Health, Food, Beauty and more. Discover frequently purchased products that are created and supplied by Black businesses.

How Do You Select Products For Each Ujamaa Box?

We want you to discover businesses that will encourage you to purchase from more in the future. The businesses featured range from startups to established companies and provide products and services that you will want to support. We come across different businesses from vendor events, social media  and through referrals. These references are prime examples of the number of black businesses that are out there to support. To get your product in Ujamaa Box, send an email to

Businesses Featured


January ‘16


INI Vibez

What: Tribe Pendent

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Home & Office

I Am Me Naturally

What: No Lye 2016 Calendar

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Personal Care

Garner’s Garden

What: Antibacterial Mouthwash & Extra Strength Natural Deodorant

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Artist Unix Musik

What: Digital Music Download

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January ’15

Naokeidoe Creations [Natural Deodorant]

The Balm Co. [Body Oil]

Shea Shea Bakery [Mini Cupcake Soaps]


February ’15

Forever Audacious [2 Pack Lapel Pin]

ABC Me Flashcards [Children’s Educational Flash Cards]

Fit Life Love Yoga [Midnight Safari Yoga Pants]

Nathaniel & Randolph [Men’s Pocket Square]


March ’15

HBCU Pride & Joy [Baby Bib]

Fresh Local Produce [Assorted Vegetable Seeds]

Nanbon [Brownies]


April ’15

Spa Divas [Shower Tabs]

Jasmine Furr [Dear Black Twitter]

Good Thoughts Tea Company [Assorted Loose Teas]


May ’15

Karess Krafters [Charcoal/Beer Soap]

Bespoke Binny [Coin Purse]

Markus Prime [Woman 1 & 2 Drawing]


June ’15

1143 H20 [Nail Polish]

Lush Vices [Waist Beads]

Pretty Bull [Midi Infinity Ring]


July ’15

The Balm Co. [Body Oil]

Styledentity [Ear Cuff]

Goddess Body [Weekend Detox Kit]


August ’15

Default to Happy [Body Caviar body scrub)

Breewylde [Shield Rings]

Angel Garnett [Hip Chick Drawing]

Mustard Seed Apothecary [Healing Skin Salve]


September ‘15

Hair Care

Kyra’s Shea Medleys

What: Baby and Butter Creams


Renita Bryant

What: Yesterday Mourning


Personal Care

Asili byZulu

What: All Natural Toothpaste



31st Street Art Studio

What: Father and Son print


October ‘15



What: African Obi Belt


Ayana Mack

What: Culture Illustration


Body Art

Love Stamp

What: Temporary Henna-style tattoo


Hair Care


What: Moroccan Rhassoul 5-in-1 Clay



Nappy Nerd

What: Cufflinks



What: Crochet Bowtie


Hair Care

Nu Wave

What: Tsunami Cream


November ‘15



What: 5×7 Marcus Garvey print


Bath & Body

Naturally Fly

What: Honey Punch Himalayan Salt Scrub & Fly Daddy Salt Scrub



KKD all-natural sweet snacks

What: Mint Chocolate Chip Fudgeez


 December ‘15


Monaie Designs  (UK Based)

What: Mini Africa Necklace



CoCo Phillips

What: Elliptic Mouse Midi



Dope Crochet

What: Petite Heart Crochet Stud Earrings



Tie Ave.

What: Ghana Coat of Arms Tie



Loveable Buttons

What: Power Button



Bel Nouvo

What: Beard & Body All-In-One Butter


November ’14

BU Clothing [Young Gifted & Black Lapel Pin]

Goddess Body [Mind & Spirit Herbal Blend Tea)

Charles & Rochelle [King & Queen Black/White Sketches]


December ’14

The Wrap Life [Head Wrap]

Styledentity [Cameo Earrings]

A Single Suggestion [Kwanzaa Card]

Subscription Service

When Will My Ujamaa Box Ship?

Ujamaa Box ships out the first day of each month. Your order will be shipped based on the date you become a subscriber. For example:  if you become a member on the 12th you will be charged on the 12th of each following month. Expect to receive your order within seven business days. .

How Do I Update My Account Information?

You can change shipping, profile or payment information by logging in to your account and making the necessary updates. If changing shipping information, please also send an email to with the subject “Change of Address”.

Shipping & Returns

How Do I Cancel Ujamaa Box My Subscription?

We do not want to see you leave! However, if you decide to cancel your subscription please send your name, email address, order #, and reason for leaving to

Do You Accept Returns?

At Ujamaa Box we do not accept returns, but encourage members to gift their subscription to a friend or family member.  If you have any questions or concerns please let us know at

Do You Ship Outside The US?

Yes, we ship to Canada and the United Kingdom.

Have any more questions?

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