The BlackLIT Box


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Curated by an educator who loves her community, BlackLIT is on a mission to increase representation & close the literacy gap. Each BlackLIT Box includes 1 brand-new book (Black author), 1 T-shirt (Black creative), 3-5 products from black-owned businesses, and a minimum of 5 discussion questions so you can engage in thoughtful dialogue.

Customer Questions (21)


Q: Is it okay if I’m a white ally who buys this box? Is that okay?Asked by Adelaide S., September 2020

BLACKLIT answered...October 2020

Hey Adelaide,
Absolutely! One of the reasons why started I BlackLIT was to highlight Black authors and entrepreneurs. These individuals are incredibly talented and would appreciate the opportunity to reach audiences beyond their own race. In addition, my prayer is that BlackLIT helps close the racial divide by increasing representation and awareness. We welcome you with open arms!


Q: If i order my box will it be shipped out now or I have to wait until the next monthAsked by Lacarrie W., March 2020

BLACKLIT answered...June 2020

Hi Lacarrie! Your box will be sent to production and packaged for shipping as soon as we receive it!


Q: I am wondering if you have considered making an option to alternate between fiction and nonfiction. Also- if you had considered making a family box for both adults and kids? I want all the options! :)Asked by Sierra A., July 2020

BLACKLIT answered...October 2020

Hey Sierra!
You can alternate between genres at any time by logging into your Cratejoy account.
Also, that family box that you mentioned is on the way!! =) Great minds think alike!


Q: I write children's books and have a book that I think would be great to add to the blacklit kids box. Who can I contact to submit my book?Asked by Lourdes C., March 2020

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Reviews (28)

Our favorite subscription box!

Oct 12, 2021
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Nicole H.
4 Reviews
2 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 year

Not only do you get a great book but you get a box full of amazing products from Black-owned businesses. My daughter and I both get this box, one of us fiction and the other non-fiction. Love it!

Do It!!!!

May 20, 2021
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Timothy J.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month

We were so happy to get our package. It was filled with beautiful, life enriching surprises. I honestly cannot say enough about how grateful we are to have this. We went with a one time delivery but will be signing up for more. If you are considering this, go for it.

Great box

Apr 29, 2021
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Betina T.
5 Reviews
10 Pictures
7 Helpful
Subscribed for 3 months

I just got my first box and I love everything in it! I thought the food items were an unusual but nice touch. I love the shirt <3! I can't wait to read this new book.

Everything Black and Bookish

Mar 24, 2021
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Kristen H.
1 Review
Subscribed for 4 months

I received my first box from Black Lit. I was just super excited to receive a book I’ve been wanting. However I got the book and soo much more. A great T-shirt supporting Black excellence, a face masks that reads β€œread books by Black Women”, stickers, a coffee mug with prominent Black Females (this was special for March Women’s Month), a cool laminated bookmark that features Solange, So freakin CUTE! And a few wellness products (body wipes, lavender wipes and this cool tea bag bath salts). If you’re a bookworm and looking for a fun subscription box that highlights Black authors, Black excellence with fun tees and other cute items that you will definitely use in your everyday life. Get Black Lit, you won’t be disappointed! Also follow them on social media sometimes they give sneak peeks of the monthly Tshirt or book you will receive.

Love this box and subscription service

Mar 23, 2021
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Kamaria L.
1 Review
Subscribed for 2 months

This box is just awesome. It features good quality, amazing books by incredibly intelligent and talented black authors. It highlights black talent and black authors and helps them to get more recognition, more readers, more attention, more appreciation, and more praise. I absolutely love what this subscription service stands for--literature, learning, and representation. I love seeing a black owned business that is so wonderful. I really admire its creator for what she's done. It is so well done in every area from the products included, like the shirts, to the books to the prompt and quick shipping and customer service, I genuinely believe that it adds something to and enriches people's lives. It's something that helps make us better and the world a better place. They just include so much stuff to enjoy. So fun. High quality, and would recommend.

Best kept secret

Mar 12, 2021
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Kristen N.
1 Review
Subscribed for 3 months

I absolutely love this box! I am pleasantly surprised each month with the curation of items and new companies I can spend with that look like me and have my interest. I wish there was a mom/son box. Budgeting now to get the fiction and kids book!

I Love it

Mar 10, 2021
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Carol F.
1 Review
1 Picture
Subscribed for 11 months

This is my first box with Black Lit and I’m totally pleased so much so that I shared my newfound love with my friends.

Support black owned Businesses!!!

Mar 07, 2021
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Terria D.
1 Review
Subscribed for 3 months

The presentation of this box is nice and the items included are useful and the items are from black owned businesses which is grade A!

Love It! Well Done

Mar 03, 2021
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Corey A.
5 Reviews
Subscribed for 10 months

The products were high quality, the two books were thematically connected but very different and I appreciated having options, and it was all packaged carefully and beautifully. I also found the discussion questions thought provoking and was grateful for the additional information about the products.

Lit for real

Feb 06, 2021
Verified Purchase
Kandace W.
3 Reviews
1 Helpful
Subscribed for 7 months

I love my box and I’ve told all my friends! It’s such a treat and above expectations. This is one of those subscriptions that feels like Christmas ever time it comes. I absolutely love the variety of items and shipping was quick. I look forward to seeing what’s next.

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