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Ethnic District

Whitney Osei Akintaju

Meet the Founder

Whitney Osei Akintaju

Ethnic District is an online marketplace that makes it effortless for consumers in the U.S. to purchase authentic, Afro-centric beauty and grocery items from over 100 vetted suppliers globally and have it delivered within days. We source our products directly from brands in African and the U.S., providing them with the positioning and distribution to scale in the U.S. market. So whether you are a Nigerian study abroad college student or a second-generation millennial mama with a busy schedule, you can always enjoy your favorite African goods anytime, anywhere.


Great Job Whitney!!! Loving Ethnic District!

- Sydney Gouani


Just made my first order!

- Kristina Francis


Love Ethnic District!❤️❤️❤️

- Jennifer U


Lets go whitney!

- Houtan Fanisalek