black bride

We couldn’t let the month of June go by without a feature on brides. For those Afro-centric brides who are looking for the unique favor or perhaps just the right gift for bridesmaids and groomsmen the is the revolutionary online wedding destination for African Americans.  Whether it’s looking for a traditional African wedding dress, jumping brooms or authentic African furniture to decorate your home, is the destination for you!

The goal of the company is to educate and celebrate.  The website will heighten the awareness of African American relationships and honor the heritage of the sanctity of marriage that has been passed through the generations dating back to slavery. was founded by Dina C. Tate. Ms. Tate’s eCommerce background began while working as a Website Supervisor for ESSENCE By Mail (EBM).  EBM was the parent company of ESSENCE Magazine and the #1 selling African-American women’s catalog.

From her first day on the job she became an eCommerce Tour de Force.  Ms. Tate doubled website sales in eight months and exceeded website sales projections by 191. Because of her hard work and achievements, she was recognized in several trade publications.

As EBM doors closed, Ms. Tate then went on to become E-Commerce Manager at the New York CityStore.  The CityStore is the official website of the City of New York.  Ms. Tate also acted as an eCommerce Consultant over the years as well.

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