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28 Dope AF Sweatshirts You Need In Your Closet ASAP

These sweatshirts will keep you cozy while showing off all your black pride.

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1. A sweatshirt that’ll let people know you ain’t mixed with nothing else but BLACK.

Because BLACK is so beautiful.

Get it from All Dem’ Shades for $59 (available in sizes S-4XL).

2. A sweatshirt to provide a much-need geography lesson for those misguided individuals who still think Africa is a damn country.

Forever reminder: 
Africa is not a country. 

Get it from Popcaven for $50 (available in sizes S-XL and five colors).

3. A cropped sweatshirt so it’ll be known you are BLACK by popular demand.

And you’re never going out of style.

Get it from HGC Apparel for $59.99 (available in sizes S-2XL).

4. A sweatshirt to rep all the fierce houses from the beloved documentary Paris Is Burning.

Category is LEGENDARY.

Get it from Philadelphia Print Works for $35 (available in sizes S-3XL).

5. A sweatshirt so you can let the world know that Blackness needs NO approval.


Get it from Power in One for $48.95 (available in sizes XS-3XL).

6. A sweatshirt that'll commemorate every damn time on Girlfriends when Toni Childs decimated the name of Maya Wilkes' son Jabari.

(*Maya Wilkes voice*)

Get it from A Boy Named Henry for $35 (available in sizes S-2XL and black and burgundy).

7. A sweatshirt to share your love for the Adorned by Chi goddess Gogo.

She’s indeed the cutest. 

Get it from Adorned by Chi for $36.50+ (available in sizes S-5XL).

8. A cropped sweatshirt that proclaims ALL things — especially your Black Pride — ain’t illegal.

And that’s just FACTZ.

Get it from BuriedNKulture for $45 (available in sizes S-XL).

9. A sweatshirt honoring the genius of the extraordinary Audre Lorde, who used her gift of writing to offer powerful commentary on black womanhood, civil rights, and feminism.

The Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist was the definition of phenomenal. 

Get it from Philadelphia Print Works for $35 (available in sizes S-2XL).

10. A sweatshirt to express your unwavering Black Power wherever you go.

It's a lifestyle.

Get it from Malaika Apparel for $30 (available in sizes S-3XL).

11. A sweatshirt which'll take you back to the greatness that was and will forever be Beychella.

*immediately starts doing “Everybody Mad” choreo*

Get it from Shop Beyonce for $115 (available in sizes S-2XL).

12. A sweatshirt so you can show some serious love to all the black nerds out there.




Fly AF.

Get it from Fly Nerd Apparel for $40 (available in sizes S-2XL).

13. A sweatshirt you can customize with the founding year and colors of your HBCU — sure to have everyone at homecoming trying to copy your flawless sweatshirt style.

It’s time to rep for your school in the flyest way.

Get it from Sweet Knowledge Clothing Co. for $125 (available in sizes S-3XL and in black and white).

14. A sweatshirt to represent your love for the black mecca that is Washington, D.C.

There’s no place like Chocolate City. 

Get it from On Us Tees for $54.99 (available in sizes XS-2XL).

15. A sweatshirt to give your take on that whole “What does God look like?” conversation.


Get it from Rooftops NYC for $35 (available in sizes S-L).

16. A sweatshirt that poetically reveals the universal truth about black girls.

No explanation needed.

Get it from Legendary Rootz for $25 (available in sizes S-5XL and in black, white, and gray).

17. A sweatshirt to give some major respect to all the fearless black ancestors who inspire us to keep striving for greatness.

They truly deserve. 

Get it from Black Vibe Tribe for $30 (available in sizes S-5XL and in gray, maroon, and red).

18. A sweatshirt with a stunning snap of the formidable Marcus Garvey, leader of the black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements.

Because he was the definition of fearless. 

Get it from Hstry Clothing for $75 (available in sizes S-3XL and in black and white).

19. A sweatshirt to honor the legacy of Malcolm X.

Rest in power.

Get it from Malcom X Legacy for $64.99 (available in sizes S-2XL).

20. A sweatshirt for sharing the universal truth that black culture is a worldwide inspiration.

It’s what we do. 

Get if from Black Vibe Tribe for $35 (available in sizes S-5XL).

21. A sweatshirt to keep you inspired to keep buying BLACK.


Get it from Shoppe Black for $40 (available in sizes S-2XL)

22. A sweatshirt so you can celebrate your love for Crenshaw — the home of SO much black history.

323 stand up.

Get it from The Marathon Clothing for $100 (available in sizes S-3XL).

23. A cropped sweatshirt to praise your gravity-defying hair and all your fabulous melanin.

Can you say perfection?

Get it from Fly By Knight for $40 (available in sizes S-L).

24. A sweatshirt that shouts out the African country you call home — especially if you’re a first-generation American.

1st Gens 4 LIFE.

You can customize the location of the heart on the sweatshirt to match the location of your home country.

Get it from 1st Gens for $35 (available in sizes S-3XL).

25. A sweatshirt to commemorate the extraordinary Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm — the first black woman elected to Congress — and her historic run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972.


Get it from Philadelphia Print Works for $35 (available in sizes S-3XL).

26. A sweatshirt that’ll encourage you continue to create your own narrative.

The perfect reminder that you have the control make your life what YOU want it to be. 

Get it from SavoirFaire for $40 (available in sizes S-2XL and five colors).

27. A sweatshirt to let your fashions show just how magnificent your BLACKNESS is.

Black AF at ALL times.

Get it from Stuzo Clothing for $30 (available in sizes S-3XL).

28. A sweatshirt that celebrates the beauty of a black man’s smile.

Keep on smiling, fellas.

Get it from Black Men Smile for $40+ (available in sizes S-3XL and two colors).

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