African American Expressions™ is the world’s largest black-owned gift and greeting-card company. Known for eye-catching designs and poignant art pieces, AAE™ offers America’s best selection of culturally authentic gifts such as black calendars, African-American Christmas cards, African-American greeting cards, black figurines, afrocentric accessories and more. Amongst our product offerings our designs that feature prominent and influential figures within the African American community, including Maya Angelou, former First Couple Barack and Michelle Obama, and even Grammy-Award Winner Anthony Hamilton.
AAE™ proudly offers the nation’s best African-American fundraising program, which provides individuals, churches, schools and other organizations with a means to generate additional revenue. AAE™’s fundraising program has helped thousands of individuals and groups stay afloat in the face of economic hardship. If buying from a black-owned business is important to you, read on to find out more about our company and what we offer.
We know the struggles that African-American face every day, but we also know the pleasures of family, friends, and community, and the strength we can take from each other and from our faith. These are the same sources of love and inspiration that have helped our people march forward for hundreds of years, and will keep us on the path to a better tomorrow.
When we speak with our customers, we often hear the same thing about African-American Expressions: Our products and services give them pride and encouragement as they go about their daily lives. You’ll see when you visit our gift shop that we carry all sorts of everyday items that you can enjoy and share. Things like handbags, mugs and canvas wall art with inspirational sayings, figurines that display beautiful black designs, and more than 1000 different products for all occasions.
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