The holiday party season brings food, drink and lots of games. It never gets boring!
Bring laughter and competition with the right people and this list of black-owned card and board games.
Lives in Chicago, Illinois, husband and wife duo. Chris as well as Rachel Gregoire are the founders of the social enterprise Fam Foolery, Inc. They created their first game, Trap Snatch, to fill a gap in games that celebrate cultural differences.
For kids, students, friends and even grandmas, this game challenges your team to say the word on your card as quickly as possible without using catch words and test their knowledge of black history.
Created by a two-time women’s football gold medalist and a five-time national champion. Adrienne Smith, Blitz Champz is an amazing football card game for kids ages 7 to 8. It teaches and tests football knowledge and strategy, and strengthens math skills.
Think you can fry? Lainie Higgins as well as Devon Ford are the mastermind behind this dangerously fun party card game that encourages you to hone your roast game. Use your knowledge and imagination to score as many points as you can using gentle jokes, favorite annoyances and more.
Made Shantel Calloway, Rhyme Antics is a fun word card game inspired by hip hop. Players aged 12 and over are encouraged to think to the beat while freestyle rhyming verse in correct English only. The game uses difficulty levels of rhyming and vocabulary words combined with music to develop each player’s skills.
Multidisciplinary artist Kenyatta Forbes released a party game for black culture. This provokes the players to challenge the Blackness of the people depicted on the cards. The idea is to create an intriguing dialogue about what makes one person more black than another in a humorous and funny way. Could Rachel Dolezal beat the black Stacey Dash?
Shiny or BS
Calling bluffers and smarties! TV call producer and native of Washington, D.C. Kimelia Weathers-Smith is the creator of this quiz in which you ask your friends to find out who is a genius and who is just pretending. With 88 quizzes, categories include entertainment, food, drink, geography, sports, history, science and technology.
Black Wallstreet Board Game
De’Von Trouvel as well as Sinclair are the founders of Play Black Wall Street. Truewell, who specializes in game and curriculum development, is the creator of the first black history and entrepreneurship board game inspired by real businesses and events in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This is a fun way for families to simultaneously increase their financial literacy and knowledge of Black history.